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Devastating one-car crash on M8 leaves three men dead and five seriously injured

Three men have been tragically killed following a grim crash on the M8 motorway in Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Five others were also seriously injured in the horrifying scenes.

Police say that the incident involved one vehicle. It was traveling westbound to junction 31, around 5 a.m. on Sunday, Sept 19.

The horrific accident occurred after a blue Audi Q7 left the road, reports the Daily Record.

Officials confirmed that two men aged 27 and 31 were both pronounced dead on the spot.

Five other men were also involved in the crash and are currently in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

M8 in Renfrewshire
It is not known what caused the tragic crash

Their families have all been informed of the devastating news.

In the meantime, the westbound carriageway is still closed.

Top police officers have asked for information.

Inspector Darren Cook, of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of those who have lost their lives as a result of this crash.

“Our enquiries are currently ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and we are seeking assistance from the public to help with our investigation.

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The police investigation is ongoing

“Although this happened in the early hours of the morning, we believe there may be other road users that can help with our enquiry.

“I would ask if you were driving in the area around the time of the incident or have possible dashcam footage that you come forward and speak to officers.”

Meanwhile, tributes have rushed in online.

One commented: “May their families and friends find some comfort at this very sad time.”

Another added: “Condolences to the family and friends of the bereaved.

“More figures to the sad statistics of lives lost on our roads RIP and God bless.”

Police can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 0860 of Sunday, 19 September, 2021.

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Devastating one-car crash on M8 leaves three men dead and five seriously injured
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