A man has been arrested after allegedly 'going the wrong way' on the M74 in Glasgow.

Police were called after concerned members of the public witnessed a BMW car driving northbound on the southbound carriageway near Rutherglen and Tradeston.

The incident occurred around 3.10am on Thursday morning.

A 52-year-old man was arrested and charged with the alleged incident.

No injuries were reported.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.10am on Thursday, 29 December, police received calls regarding a BMW driving northbound of the southbound carriageway of the M74 from Larkhall.

"Road Policing Units attended and a rolling roadblock was put in place on the motorway. No one was injured."

A 52-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with road traffic offences.

"He is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Friday, 30 December.”