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WATCH: Lucky escape for lorry driver in A66 smash

Lorry crashes after leaving road on A66 Credit: News and Pictures North

A lorry driver had a lucky escape after his vehicle left the road and collided with a telegraph pole on one of Cumbria's busiest roads.

The incident happened in high winds and bad weather on the A66 near Kirkby Stephen yesterday.

Police said the driver, a 47-year-old man, was uninjured.

Below is a video of the lorry after it came off the road.

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