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Carlisle woman who died in A66 crash named

A66 was closed between Kemplay roundabout and Temple Sowerby. Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria Police have named the woman who died in a crash on the A66, as 76-year-old Ann Copley.

Mrs Copley, from Montgomery Court in Carlisle, was the driver of a Citroen C3 that was involved in a collision with a white Renault Master.

The crash happened around 12pm on Tuesday 14 August near to the Llama Karma Kafe, just outside Penrith.

The driver of the Renault Master, a 76-year-old man from Ipswich, was airlifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough with serious injuries. His condition is described as stable.

Anyone with any information is to call 101.

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76-year-old woman dies after A66 crash

A66 was closed between Kemplay roundabout and Temple Sowerby. Credit: ITV Border

A 76-year-old woman from Carlisle has died following a crash on the A66 near to the Llama Karma Kafe, just outside Penrith.

The crash happened around 12pm on Tuesday 14 August and involved a white Renault Master and a silver Citroen C3.

The driver of the Renault Master was a 76-year-old man from Ipswich. He was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. His condition is described as stable.

The road was closed for several hours and has since reopened.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have dashcam footage.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101.

Man taken to hospital following crash on A66

Part of the A66 near Stainburn. Credit: Google Maps

A man has been taken to hospital following a crash on the A66 near Stainburn.

The crash happened just after 8am on Sunday 12 August.

Police said the man, who is local and in his sixties, was freed from his car by firefighters and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

His car was the only vehicle involved.

The road has since re-opened in both directions.

Police appeal for witnesses after A66 crash

The road was closed for around six hours. Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road crash on the A66 near Threlkeld.

It happened at around 6am on 30 May.

A Suzuki Swift and DAF flatbed HGV collided causing serious injury to the male front seat passenger in the Suzuki.

A 21-year-old passenger, from Penrith, was taken to Cumberland Infirmary Hospital at Carlisle before being transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Newcastle. His condition is described as serious.

The drivers from both vehicles escaped with minor injuries.

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Emergency services were at the scene.

The road was closed for six hours.

Anyone with information are asked to call 101.

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A66 reopens after earlier crash

The A66 has reopened following an earlier crash involving a cyclist and a Toyota Avensis.

The collision happened shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon.

The driver of the car, a 43-year-old man from Threlkeld, was not injured.

The cyclist, a 60-year-old man from Florida, received serious injuries and was taken to Newcastle hospital via Air Ambulance.

The road was closed for a time while the emergency services attended the incident.

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