A DRIVER was taken to hospital with "serious injuries" following a late-night crash crash on the outskirts of Barrhead.

Police responded to Nitshill Road, near to its junction with Levern Bridge Road at around 11.35pm on Friday.

The incident, which involved a red Vauxhall Corsa, had left the road.

The male driver of the Corsa was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he remains with "serious injuries".

Road policing officers in Glasgow are now appealing for information and witnesses to the crash.

The owners of a grey Vauxhall Corsa, which was also in the area at the time, have been assisting officers with their enquiries.

Sergeant John Bradford, from the Glasgow Road Policing Unit, said: "We’re appealing for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident or the vehicle involved to please come forward.

"We are particularly keen to speak with anyone who may have possible dashcam footage, as this could help us establish the full circumstances which led to this crash.

"If you have any information and haven’t already contacted police, please call 101, quoting incident 4182 of September 17."