A person has been taken to hospital after an incident on Glasgow's M8.

Emergency crews raced to a collision on the motorway's westbound carriageway between Junction 17 (St George's Cross) and Junction 18 (Glasgow Parade).

The crash took place shortly after 7.30am on Wednesday, June 19.

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In total, two fire trucks were sent to the smash - which involved two vehicles.

Following that, one person was taken to hospital to be checked over.

During the incident, Traffic Scotland said the road was 'restricted'.

In a picture posted on social media by the road firm, fire engines could be seen blocking part of the road.

(Image: Traffic Scotland)

A spokesperson SFRS said: “We were alerted at 7.39am on Wednesday, June 19, to reports of a road traffic collision on the M8 westbound between Junction 17 and 18.

“Operations control mobilised two fire appliances to a collision involving two vehicles and firefighters assisted emergency service partners at the scene.

“One casualty was taken to hospital for a precautionary check.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”