A man and child were in a car involved in a horror crash with a police vehicle.

It is understood they were both in a vehicle which was involved in the collision, leaving a police car on it's roof.

The police car overturned in Castlemilk in Glasgow near a busy junction at 5.40pm on Tuesday night.

Emergency services including Fire crews and ambulances raced to the scene at Carmunnock Road, near the Cherry Tree nursery.

The scene of a RTC on Carmunock Road Catlemilk near the junction of Dougrie Road.
The scene of a RTC on Carmunock Road Catlemilk near the junction of Dougrie Road.

One local said: “The man and the child injured are my mum’s neighbours. My mum said she’ll never forget the noise of the accident.

“My heart goes out to the wife and the daughter having to hear that noise and know fine well what’s just happened.

“It’s a terribly dangerous junction even with the lights up.”

Another added: “Just hope the police are ok. As far as I know the man and wee boy in other car are “ok”.”

The scene of a RTC on Carmunock Road Catlemilk near the junction of Dougrie Road.
The scene of a RTC on Carmunock Road Catlemilk near the junction of Dougrie Road.

An eye witness from the scene said: “The police car spun over three times. I'm shocked the police walked away from that.

"The poor guy in the car had his son with him. A few people helped him at the scene.

"It took over 30 minutes for an ambulance to arrive."

Shocking images show both cars badly damaged with the cop car on its roof and the front end smashed in.

It is currently unknown if there are any serious injuries at this time.

The Daily Record have contacted Police Scotland for updates.

The incident involved two vehicles and the area has now been taped off with diversions in place.

Police Scotland has been contacted about the man and child in the vehicle.

A Police spokesperson confirmed to the Daily Record: "Officers are in attendance after a crash involving a police car and another car at Carmunnock Road, Glasgow which happened at 5.40pm.

"Diversions are currently in place."

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 5.47pm on Tuesday, October 27 to an incident involving two vehicles on Lainshaw Drive, Castlemilk, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the scene to respond alongside emergency service partners.”