Man charged after car ploughs into building in Glasgow amid early morning police chase

A MAN has been charged after a police pursuit ended with a car driving into a building in Glasgow.

Police were alerted around 3am on Saturday by reports of a speeding vehicle on the M8 motorway in Glasgow.

During a police chase early in the morning, the car crashed into the building


During a police chase early in the morning, the car crashed into the buildingPhoto credit: Police Scotland

The officers then began early in the morning to pursue the “speeding” engine.

The car eventually crashed into a building on Duke Street in the Dennistoun neighborhood.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the accident and there was little damage to the building.

A 31-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the clash.

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He will appear in Glasgow Sheriff Court in December.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 3.05am on Friday 28 July 2023 officers were involved in pursuit of a vehicle speeding on the M8 in Glasgow.

“Shortly thereafter, the car collided with property on Duke Street.
“There were no reports of injuries.

“A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

“He is due to appear in Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday 6 December.”

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Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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