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'Incident' in Kirkby Lonsdale

A car accident in Kirkby Lonsdale has caused the main street to be closed because of fears of a gas leak.

Possible gas leak Kirkby Lonsdale

Fears of a gas leak caused by a car accident in Kirkby Lonsdale have closed the Main Street.

Just before 3pm a BMW crashed into the Royal Hotel on Main Street. The 87 year old driver was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The area has been evacuated as a precaution after fears of a gas leak, emergency services are currently assessing the situation and people are being asked to avoid the area.

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