Woman airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following A66 crash between Brough and Bowes

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The collision happened at Stainmore, near the County Durham border. Credit: ITV News Border

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a crash on the A66.

The two-car collision happened on the eastbound side of the road at Stainmore, between Brough and Bowes, at about 4.30pm on Monday 1 August.

A 31-year-old woman, who was driving a yellow Fiat Panda, suffered serious injuries and had to be flown to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough.

The driver of the second vehicle, a white Nissan Qashqai, was treated at Cumberland Infirmary, in Carlisle, for minor injuries.

The road was closed for a number of hours to allow for investigation and recovery works to be carried out. It was reopened just after 12.30am on Tuesday.

Cumbria Police are appealing for witnesses.

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