An elderly couple are in a serious condition in hospital after two vehicles were involved in a crash on the A66.
The accident happened at Small Ways in County Durham around 12:45pm this afternoon.
The two elderly people were flown by air ambulance to the James Cook University hospital in Middlesborough with multiple injuries.
The two people in the other vehicle were taken to a hospital in Darlington.
The road has been closed for several hours.
A 68 year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash on the M74 this morning.
At around 4.10am, police were called to a report of a crash involving an articulated lorry that had overturned on the northbound carriageway of the M74 at junction 21 near Kirkpatrick Fleming.
The 68 year-old driver of the lorry was taken by ambulance to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where hospital staff describe his condition as serious.
The northbound carriageway has been closed since the crash while the police and other agencies including Transport Scotland secure the lorry's heavy load and prevent a damaged refrigerated container splitting open.
Traffic is being diverted along the B7076. Police say they hope to re-open the motorway this afternoon.
A woman who died in a car crash in West Cumbria has been named.
Yvonne Hetherington-Tunstall, 48, from Curzon Street, Maryport, was involved in a collision on Tuesday 13 May.
It happened at about 11:20pm on the B5300 Silloth to Maryport road near the Cross Cannonby junction.
She was treated by emergency services, but died at the scene.
Anyone with any information should contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to PC Martin Renney.
The A684 between Sedbergh and Hawes is likely to be closed for four hours after a crash in the Sedgewick Walk area.
It's two miles outside Sedbergh.
Motorists are advised to seek an alternative route.
Police have named the woman killed in a crash in Cumbria yesterday.
76 year old Margaret Bold was from Egremeont.
The two vehicle crash happened around 9:30am yesterday, on the A595 at Bigrigg.
An 86 year old woman was also taken to hospital after the crash, she's in a critical but stable condition.
A woman has died following a car crash in Cumbria this morning.
The crash happened on the A595 near Egremont around 9:30am.
The woman was from the town, and her family have been informed.
An 86 year old woman was also taken to hospital after the crash and is a critical but stable condition.
One person has been taken to hospital with life threatening injuries after a crash in Cumbria.
The two vehicle crash happened around 9:30am, on the A595 in Egremont.
The driver of the second car was also injured, but their injuries are not known.
The road will be closed for several hours.