TWO people were taken to hospital following a crash near Falkirk yesterday.

The incident, involving a white Honda motorcycle and a white box van, happened at around 4.25pm on Tuesday, February 16, on the M9 at junction 7 Kinnaird.

Emergency services attended the scene and a 48-year-old man was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 43-year-old woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with serious injuries. Her condition is described as stable. 

The road was closed for around 11 hours to allow a full collision investigation to take place, with officers appealing for information from the public.

Sergeant John Lang, of Police Scotland’s Forth Valley Road Policing Unit, said: “We are appealing to other road users who may have witnessed the crash to get in contact with police. 

“One woman has sustained serious injuries as a result of this incident and we are keen to establish the full circumstances. 

“I would ask if anyone was driving in the area at the time or has possible dashcam footage that could assist with our investigation that they get in touch with officers. 

“Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 2171 of 16/02/21.”