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Two adults and a boy aged 10 have been airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle after an horrific crash in the Lake District this morning.
All three have serious injuries.
Two other children have been taken to hospital by road ambulance. Their injuries are less serious.
The crash, involving two vehicles, happened on the A66 at Threlkeld, near Keswick, shortly before 10am on Saturday.
The two adults are believed to be the children's parents.
A serious crash involving "multiple casualties" has taken place on a main road through the Lake District.
The Great North Air Ambulance has three helicopters at the scene, to take injured people to hospital.
They report that children are among the casualties, although details are unclear at present.
The crash happened on the A66 at Threlkeld, near Keswick at approximately 1030am.
The road was exceptionally busy due to Bank Holiday traffic.
More details to follow.