Woman killed in car and coach smash

Paramedics attended the scene
Paramedics attended the scene

A woman has died and three people were injured in a motorway smash between Gartcosh and Mollinsburn.

The crash between a car and a Volvo coach on the M73 happened around 5.30pm on Saturday.

The woman who died was a 57-year-old passenger in a Renault Clio. The 29-year-old female driver of the Clio was seriously injured, and two male passengers – an 18-year-old and a 45-year-old – suffered minor injuries.

The coach driver and his 49 passengers were uninjured.

The motorway was closed until nearly midnight after the crash and police are appealing for witnesses. Call Motherwell police on 101 if you have any information.