Rutherglen car crash: What happened to John Laird? and Mercedes C220 car crash Explained

Rutherglen car crash: What happened to John Laird? and Mercedes C220 car crash Explained

On November 18, John Laird, 80, a resident of Glasgow, lost his life when his Mercedes C220 collided with a Ford Mondeo. In this article we have shared what happened to John Laird? in full detail.

What happened to John Laird?

Lanarkshire Police Division confirmed the news on their Facebook page. The message reads,

A man who died following a crash in Rutherglen has been formally identified.

John Laird (80) from Glasgow died after a Mercedes C220 was involved in a crash with a Ford Mondeo on Friday, 18 November, 2022.

The incident happened around 11.50pm on Mill Street at the junction with Kings Park Avenue.

John was the driver of Mercedes C220. His passenger Michael McManamon (73) from Glasgow also died.

The 34-year-old male driver of the Ford Mondeo was not injured and has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Mr Laird’s family said : “We are heart broken and shocked at the loss of our much loved John, a husband, father and grandad. He will be sorely missed. We are comforted by the kind messages from friends and family who knew him well and appreciated all he did for them.”

Sergeant Gemma Blackadder, Lanarkshire Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts remain with both deceased’s family and friends.

“Our enquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances and I would urge anyone who may be able to help and who hasn’t yet spoken to police to get in touch.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 4274 of 18 November, 2022.”

Lanarkshire Police Division

John Laird cause of death

The Lanarkshire Police Department and John Laird’s family have not disclosed the cause of his passing.

According to online reports, he killed in a terrible car accident. Many people, especially family members, want to know what happened to John Laird. All we currently know about John Laird is that he was involved in a terrible car accident and was later declared dead.

However, it appears that little can be spoken at this moment until the family issues a formal statement regarding the situation. As always, once this news is verified, we will look into it and notify you.

We must thus wait till the family members have had the time and space to absorb this enormous loss.

Tribute to John Laird

Anne Mcalpine said,

I’m so sorry for your loss thinking of you all at this very difficult time 

 R.I.P Heartbreak gone too soon

Alison Pearson said,

So sad thoughts are with the family sleep tight angel 

Jaki Lucas said,

Thoughts and prayers are with the families at this very tragic time x

Pauline Ramsay said,

My deepest condolences to both families

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