A BUSY Renfrewshire street was brought to a standstill after a driver ploughed his car through a barrier earlier today.

The incident occurred at around 1pm at the roundabout between the Linwood Road and Ferguslie roundabout of the A761. 

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Emergency services rushed to the scene and were diverting traffic away from the junction. 

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While no one was hurt, The Gazette understands the driver was issued with a fixed-penalty notice. 

It is understood the accident has been cleared.