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Serious collision closes M6 northbound

The scene of the crash at at J44, Carlise Credit: ITV Border

A van driver has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after their vehicle overturned on the M6 northbound carriageway at J44, near Carlisle.

The collision happened at around 8.30am this morning, Thursday 19 April.

The north and southbound carriageways were temporarily closed to allow an air ambulance to land and for the vehicle to be recovered.

The south and northbound carriageways are now fully open.

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A66 closed after two men injured in lorry collision

The A66 is closed between Kemplay Bank and Brough Credit: ITV Border

Two men have been taken to hospital following a serious collision involving two lorries on the A66.

Officers were called to the incident near to Kirkby Thore at around 9.30am.

One driver, a man in his 50s, from Scotland, was taken to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary.

Another driver, a man in his 40s, was flown to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Police say the road is expected to be closed for five to six hours, in both directions, between Kemplay Bank and Brough.


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.

Serious collision closes main A7 road in Cumbria

One driver involved in the collision had to be cut free from their car Credit: ITV Border

The main A7 road in Cumbria was closed for several hours after a serious accident near Longtown.

A car and a recovery vehicle collided between the A6071 Albert Street and Sandysyke.

Fire crews were called to the scene to free a trapped driver. There is yet to be an update on the conditions of those involved.

Police have confirmed the road is now clear and has fully re-opened in both directions.

Man suffers head injuries in New Year's Day collision

The crash happened near Low Row, Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

A 30-year-old man has been taken to hospital with non-serious head injuries following a two-vehicle crash on the A69.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident near Low Row, Carlisle between the A689 and the Denton Mill turn-off at 1.30pm.

The occupants of the second vehicle are not believed to be injured.

All lanes have now been re-opened.

92-year-old man in critical condition following A66 crash

The collision happened on the A66 near Threlkeld Credit: ITV Border

A 92-year-old man from Cockermouth is in a critical condition after being involved in a crash with a lorry on the A66 near Threlkeld yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the lorry was a 46-year-old man from St Helens, who was uninjured.

Police were called at 2.20pm and the road was closed until 8.30pm while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The elderly man was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. An update is expected be given on his condition this afternoon.