Man rushed to hospital after major M9 crash in Falkirk as air ambulance scrambled to scene – The Scottish Sun
A MAN was rushed to hospital after a horror three-vehicle smash on the busy M9 – with an air ambulance scrambled to the scene.
Emergency services raced to the M9 close to Larbert in Falkirk after the alarm was raised around 7.10am this morning.
It’s understood that an air ambulance was involved in the operation.
And police confirmed that a man was hurt as a result of the smash on the eastbound carriageway heading towards Edinburgh.
His condition isn’t known.
Part of the busy motorway was closed off while emergency crews dealt with the incident.
It’s understood that the crash involved two cars and a van.
Cops warned locals about delays on the busy road as the rush hour continued.
A spokesperson for the force said: “We were called to reports of a three-vehicle collision on the M9 eastbound towards Edinburgh after the junction for M876 around 7.10am this morning.
“A male casualty was taken to hospital.
“The M9 eastbound between Junctions 6 and 8 has been closed.
“Drivers are asked to avoid the area meantime”.
Traffic Scotland also informed drivers of delays and disruption in the area.
Long queues were forming on the road while emergency services dealt with the smash.
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And drivers were warned of 40-minute tailbacks in the area as a result.
Traffic Scotland said that the M9 was reopened around 11.48am.
But traffic was still congested in teh area as it returned to normal.
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