We told how emergency services raced to the house on Lancaster Crescent in the Nerston area last night after the lorry rammed into a house.
The incident, just off Mayor Avenue, happened on Monday night and residents were evacuated from the destroyed building.
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One shocked eyewitness said the truck “hit the house, reversed and then hit it again” before “fleeing up the street”.
Another nearby neighbour said: “We stay the street behind it and there’s a lot of noise just now banging and drilling – sounds like they’re maybe trying to stabilise the foundations to get the family’s things out.”
A heavy goods vehicle thought to be involved in the incident was found abandoned in a nearby supermarket car park, with police tape round it and a police patrol car next to it.
A Police Scotland Spokesperson said: “An investigation is under way after a lorry was deliberately driven into a house in Lancaster Crescent on Monday 6 September 2021.
“Police were notified around 11.25pm. No-one was injured in the incident. The building has sustained extensive damage and local residents were evacuated as a precaution. Enquires are ongoing.”
South Lanarkshire Council and Scottish Fire and rescue have been asked for a comment.