Despite lengthy tailbacks following the 8.10am incident, there were no fact no serious injuries involved.
Police Scotland confirmed that the incident involved a two-vehicle collision between a Skoda car and a Vauxhall van.
The driver of the van was in fact uninjured but the car driver who is a 27-year-old female was taken to Monklands Hospital.
A spokesperson said that she was not thought to be badly injured and had simply been taken to hospital as a precaution.
The bulk of the traffic backlog was cleared by 9.30am.