A man was taken to hospital following a three-car crash in North Glasgow.

Emergency crews raced to the scene around 6pm on Thursday evening following reports of the crash on Ashgill Road.

The 34-year-old man taken to hospital was behind the wheel of one of the vehicles involved. His condition is unknown.

We previously reported that the First Bus number 8 service was rerouted after 999 crews locked down the road to attend the crash.

A spokesperson for the firm said the service had returned to its normal route following the diversion.

The road reopened at 7pm. A probe has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6pm on Thursday, January 18, 2024, we were called to reports of a three-vehicle crash on Ashgill Road, Glasgow.

“Emergency services attended and the 34-year-old male driver of one of the vehicles was taken to hospital.

“The road was reopened around 7pm and enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances of the crash.”

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service added: "We were alerted at 6.14pm on Thursday, January 18, to reports of a road traffic collision involving three private vehicles on Ashgill Road, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised four appliances, where firefighters worked to make the area safe before leaving the scene.

“Four casualties were in the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.”