Travel disruption after rush hour crash on M9

Picture: Michael Gillen
Picture: Michael Gillen

A four-car smash on the M9 is causing tailbacks this evening.

The crash happened at around 4.25pm on the westbound carriageway between junctions 6 and 7 at the Kelpies restricting traffic on the lanes which is slow all the way back to junction 5 at Polmont.

The M9 westbound carriageway is not expected to fully re-open for up to 45 minutes

The M9 westbound carriageway is not expected to fully re-open for up to 45 minutes

Police say the accident was a four-car shunt after one vehicle braked and the others then hit each other. There are no reports of injuries and it is expected the road won’t be fully re-opened for up to 45 minutes.

Police are in attendance and drivers are being advised to approach with care.