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Driver seriously injured after A7 crash

The car and recovery vehicle collided on the A7 near Longtown Credit: Cumbria Roads Police

A driver has sustained serious injuries after a car and a recovery vehicle collided on the main A7 road in Cumbria, near Longtown.

The accident closed the road for several hours between the A6071 Albert Street and Sandysyke on Tuesday 20 March.

North West Ambulance and Cumbria Fire Service at the scene Credit: Cumbria Roads Police

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service were called to the scene to assist North West Ambulance Service in cutting the driver of the car free.

The driver of the recovery vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Investigations are ongoing and anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call 101.