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One in hospital after A595 four vehicle crash

One person has been taken to hospital after a four vehicle crash on he A595 at Moor Row Road Ends.

The road is closed at Clintz Brow roundabout and Mirehouse Road and diversions are in place.

To get to Workington, motorists are advised to come off at Clintz Brow and go via Cleator Moor.

To get to Egremont, turn off at Mirehouse.

All motorists are advised to avoid the areas.


Ten injured in Borders crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after ten people were injured in a multiple-car pile up in the Scottish Borders.

The accident happened at 5.10pm on the A68 near Soutra Hill last night (26th August).

A Honda Civic was travelling north when it was involved in a collision with several other vehicles travelling south.

Five people were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, including the driver and passenger from the Honda, who suffered serious injuries.

"In the immediate aftermath of the collision a number of motorists stopped to provide assistance to the injured, and I would like to thank them for their help, and for remaining at the scene in order to assist responding officers.

"The road was closed for a number of hours while inquiries took place at the scene, and an investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

"At this time I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who thinks they have any relevant information that would assist our inquiries, to contact Police Scotland on 101."

– Sergeant Roger Park, Police Scotland's National Trunk Road Patrol Group
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