A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious road crash involving a quad bike in Wishaw.

The crash happened around 6.45am on Thursday, at the busy roundabout on Kenilworth Avenue in the centre of the town, near the junction with Lammermoor Terrace.


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A 36-year-old man, the passenger of the quad bike, sustained serious head injuries and is being treated at the Queen Elizabeth II University Hospital in Glasgow, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Sergeant Scott Sutherland, of the road policing unit, said: “I would like to thank everyone who assisted us in our investigation into this incident.”

The man will appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court at a later date.

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