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Last Updated: Monday, 8 March, 2004, 16:13 GMT
Crash causes radioactive 'scare'
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The accident involved a van and three cars
A van taking radioactive material to a Glasgow hospital was involved in a crash with three other vehicles.

One person was believed to have suffered minor injuries in the incident in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, at 0925 GMT on Monday.

A Strathclyde Fire Brigade spokesman said the containers loaded on the vehicle were not damaged and the public was never in any danger.

The van was on its way to the Western Infirmary when the crash happened.

As a precaution emergency personnel wore protective clothing but none of the containers in the van were damaged.

The spokeman said: "There was a small contamination scare with the containers, which were carried in the normal fashion.

"They were not damaged and the public was never in any danger."


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