Pair who died after car caught fire on M8 named by police

Two people who died after a car caught fire on the M8 in Glasgow have been named by police.

David Campbell (54) and Allison Campbell (51) were named by Police Scotland as the two killed in M8 car crash.
David Campbell (54) and Allison Campbell (51) were named by Police Scotland as the two killed in M8 car crash.

A white BMW1 hit the crash barrier on the eastbound carriageway near junction 17 and went up in flames at around 2.40pm on Sunday October 18. Emergency services were called to the scene on the busy Glasgow motorway, near Charing Cross. The pair in the car were pronounced dead at the scene and on Monday were named as 54-year-old David Campbell and Allison Campbell, 51.

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Sergeant John Bradford said: “Our thoughts remain with David and Allison’s family at this sad time.“Our investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances of this incident and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the crash or have any information that could assist with our inquiries to get in touch.“Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on the 101 number, quoting incident 2002 of October 18.”