M8: Lane closed and police on scene as breakdown grinds traffic to a halt

A breakdown on the M8 between Edinburgh and Glasgow is causing delays as police arrive on the scene.

The lane is blocked eastbound near Harthill services, with traffic queuing back to Junction 5.

Traffic Scotland are currently estimating delays of approximately 20 minutes.

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Initially, both lanes were blocked, but the route is now operating with one lane open.

Reports claim that police are now on the scene.

Police Scotland has been contacted for comment.

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