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Woman seriously injured in Carlisle crash

Part of the A7 in Kingstown. Credit: Google Maps

A woman has been seriously injured in a car crash in Carlisle.

A 40-year-old woman was driving a silver Freelander Land Rover at around 4:30pm on Friday 13 July, when it collided with a silver Ford Mondeo in Kingstown.

She was taken to hospital with head, neck and back injuries, while the occupants of the Mondeo were treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Police appeal for witnesses to car collision in the Borders

The crash happened on the A68 in Lauder Credit: Google maps

Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses after two cars collided in Lauder over the weekend.

Both of the drivers were treated for minor injuries at Borders General Hospital.

The crash happened on the A68 in Lauder, near Wiselawmill Farm on Saturday 8th of April around 6.30am.

It involved a red Nissan Micra and black Ford Fiesta.

Thankfully no-one was seriously injured but we are still keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision.

Anyone who may have information that can assist us with our investigation is asked to contact us on 101.

– Constable Cara Pearson, Kelso Police Station


Crash shuts Carlisle bypass

Credit: Press Association

Motorists in Carlisle are facing major disruption this morning after a crash on the city's bypass.

The collision happened at around 7:20am between Burgh Road and Dukes Drive on the A689 and involved a car and tanker.

The road is closed and diversions are in place, taking motorists through the city.

Photo of cousins killed in car accident released

The cousins were pronounced dead at the scene. Credit: Cumbria Police

Police have released this image of the two men who died in a collision in South Cumbria.

Cousins Aaron Heasley, 25, and Dean Heasley, 24, were involved in an accident on the A5093 at around 9.30pm, on 23 November.

Aaron Heasley was driving a blue VW Golf, and Dean was the front seat passenger. No other vehicles were involved.

They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Another passenger - a 26-year-old man from Millom - was taken to Furness General Hospital with serious leg injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to the Mobile Support Group.

Man flown to hospital after road accident

The Great North Air Ambulance near Workington Credit: ITV News Border

A man has been flown to hospital after a road accident involving a car and a tractor near Workington.

The man, believed to be in his 20's, suffered multiple injuries although they're said to be non life-threatening.

He has been flown to hospital in Preston by the Great North Air Ambulance.


Two critical after A66 smash

Two serious hurt in crash on A66 Credit: GNAAS

An elderly couple are in a serious condition in hospital after two vehicles were involved in a crash on the A66.

The accident happened at Small Ways in County Durham around 12:45pm this afternoon.

The two elderly people were flown by air ambulance to the James Cook University hospital in Middlesborough with multiple injuries.

The two people in the other vehicle were taken to a hospital in Darlington.

The road has been closed for several hours.

Man seriously injured in M74 crash

The crash happened at around 4:10am. Credit: ITV Border

A 68 year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash on the M74 this morning.

At around 4.10am, police were called to a report of a crash involving an articulated lorry that had overturned on the northbound carriageway of the M74 at junction 21 near Kirkpatrick Fleming.

The 68 year-old driver of the lorry was taken by ambulance to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where hospital staff describe his condition as serious.

The northbound carriageway has been closed since the crash while the police and other agencies including Transport Scotland secure the lorry's heavy load and prevent a damaged refrigerated container splitting open.

Traffic is being diverted along the B7076. Police say they hope to re-open the motorway this afternoon.

Woman who died in car crash has been named

A woman who died in a car crash in West Cumbria has been named.

Yvonne Hetherington-Tunstall, 48, from Curzon Street, Maryport, was involved in a collision on Tuesday 13 May.

It happened at about 11:20pm on the B5300 Silloth to Maryport road near the Cross Cannonby junction.

She was treated by emergency services, but died at the scene.

Anyone with any information should contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to PC Martin Renney.

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