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Carlisle teenager 'critical' after crash at Metal Bridge

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A 18-year-old man is in a critical condition after a road accident which happened at Metal Bridge, just north of Carlisle.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called to the scene, where paramedics assisted ambulance teams from both sides of the border.

The teenager, who's suffering from life-threatening head injuries, was then flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

A 19-year-old is in the Cumberland Infirmary with neck injuries.

Pedestrian seriously injured in Workington crash

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A pedestrian has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Workington.

The 49-year-old man was struck by a black VW Golf on Harrington Road at around 4:15pm today.

He was taken to hospital in Preston by air ambulance. While his injuries are described as serious police say they are not thought to be life threatening.

Harrington Road remains closed and motorists and pedestrians are being asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

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Seventeen hurt after coach crash in Cumbria

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Up to 17 people are believed to have been injured in a two-vehicle collision involving a coach.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A685 at Tebay shortly after 5pm today and are currently dealing with the incident.

Police say none of those hurt have suffered life-threatening injuries.

The road is closed and is expected to remain shut for some time. Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

Two 'serious but stable' after crash

Two people are in hospital with serious injuries after a crash between two cars near Carlisle.

It happened at half past 7 last night (Nov 20th) just east of the Thursby roundabout on the A596.

The police say a silver Vauxhall Vectra, driven by a 22-year-old man from Maryport, and a silver Ford Mondeo, driven by a 67-year-old woman from Carlisle, were travelling in opposite directions when they collided.

Both were taken to hospital in Carlisle where they remain in a serious but stable condition.

The road was closed for four and a half hours.

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Man involved in crash airlifted to hospital

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A66 near Brough, Kirby Stephen.

The man, who was driving the van, is believed to have potentially serious injuries.

Police are asking drivers to find alternatives routes as the road remains closed. Traffic is being re-directed at Coupland Beck and Penrith.

The collision happened today, Wednesday 21 May, at 8:20am.

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