A woman was taken to hospital last night following a police incident that saw a stretch of the M8 near Glasgow Airport shut for over three hours.

The Glasgow Times previously reported that emergency services rushed to respond to a report of 'concern for a person' at junction 28 of the M8 Eastbound at around 5:45 pm.

It is understood that a number of fire service vehicles, police officers and ambulance crews attended the scene.

The road remained closed at junction 29 to 27 until 9:20 pm causing huge delays and tailbacks.

Police have now said that a 27-year-old woman was taken to hospital following the incident.

There has been no further information given regarding her condition at this time.


A police spokesperson said: "Officers received a report of concern for a person on the M8 eastbound at junction 28 at around 5.45pm on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

"A 27-year-old woman was taken to hospital.

"The M8 eastbound was closed between junction 29 and junction 27 until around 9.20pm."