Pedestrian struck by multiple vehicles on busy Scots motorway as cops seal off road

A woman has been hospitalized after being hit by a car on a busy motorway in Falkirk this afternoon.

Just before 4:30 p.m., Mercy crews rushed onto the north carriageway of the M876 near Larbert.

A person was hit by a car on the busy highway


A person was hit by a car on the busy highwayCredit: Paul Smith
The police blocked the street


The police blocked the streetCredit: Paul Smith
The injured was taken to the hospital


The injured was taken to the hospitalCredit: Paul Smith

At least five police vehicles, including a specialized collision investigation team and a canine unit, are currently at the scene.

The condition of the person is currently unknown.

Police officers were seen putting up yellow markers on the road while they went to the scene to inspect three vehicles, which did not appear to be damaged.

Traffic Scotland have issued an update stating: “Junction 2 of the M876 is closed following a police incident.

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“Road users are advised to use an alternative route at this time.”

The road is expected to remain closed for some time while the investigation is ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We were alerted at around 4.20pm on Monday 21 August 2023 to a collision on the M876 near Larbert involving a female pedestrian and several vehicles.”

“The pedestrian has been taken to hospital for treatment and the road currently remains closed.”

The road is expected to remain closed for some time


The road is expected to remain closed for some timeCredit: Paul Smith

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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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