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Four seriously injured in Armathwaite head-on crash

police-rtc-nightFour young men have been seriously injured in a two-vehicle head on-crash on small country lane between Armathwaite and Carlisle.

At 8:11pm on Saturday 13 May three fire engines attended a road traffic collision on Park Road, Armathwaite, Carlisle.

One car contained four young males the other contained a husband and wife.

Dr Theo Weston said: “The four males suffered various significant injuries including limb and pelvic fractures; one was trapped and needed to be cut free by the Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.

All were treated at the scene by crews from NWAS and two BEEP Fund Doctors attended from Penrith providing an extra level of medical interventions to some of the casualties; both Doctors accompanied patients in the ambulances to Carlisle.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters used specialist equipment to extricate one man before handing him over to the care of awaiting ambulance staff.

“Crews were engaged at scene for approximately one hour and twenty minutes.”

Any witnesses are asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.

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