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Man seriously injured in petrol station crash

Esso garage on Bridge Lane, Penrith Photo: Google

A man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a van a petrol station forecourt.

It happened at the Esso garage on Bridge Lane in Penrith at around 6:30am this morning.

The pedestrian, who is in his 60s, was treated at the scene before being transferred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.

The 66-year-old driver of the van escaped injury and the forecourt remains closed while police carry out investigations.

Any witnesses are being urged to contact Cumbria Police.