Two people were rushed to hospital in Hamilton after a car flipped onto its roof in a horror Hamilton smash.

Officers scrambled to the scene of a roundabout on Motherwell Road at around 10.50pm on Wednesday night.

The shocking incident saw the road sealed off for a significant period of time as police dealt with the fallout.

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The male driver and a female passenger inside the motor was taken to University Hospital Hairmyres where they were treated.

The extent of their injuries are not yet known.

Harrowing images emerged on social media of fire crews attending to the car.

Serious tailbacks of traffic also caused disruption at the time.