Cumbria Crack

Road closed after bus crashes through Borrowdale bridge

Photos Lewis Harrison
Photos Lewis Harrison

[E]mergency services are dealing with a road traffic collision on the B5289 at Grange-in-Borrowdale.

Police were called at 4:30pm after a bus crashed through the side of a stone bridge.

The B5289 is currently closed while they wait for a structural engineer to assess the bridge and for recovery of the vehicle.

Some passengers were left ‘shaken’ but there are no reports of any serious injuries.

Police say the road is expected to remain closed for the weekend and into next week.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find an alternative route.

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