Cyclist "seriously injured" in A66 collision

A 60-year-old man from Florida has been taken to hospital in Newcastle with "serious injuries", after his bike collided with a car on the A66.

The accident happened at Threlkeld, near Keswick.

The driver of the car was uninjured in the accident.

Motorists are asked to follow the diversions in place.

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