Cumbria Crack

Crash closes Appleby road

[B]ongate in Appleby was closed this morning while emergency services dealt with a three-vehicle road traffic collision.

Police were called at 7:41am.

Cumbria police say the collision involved a 4×4, an Audi and an MG, a 23-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman and one other female.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 8:01am firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on Bongate, Appleby-in-Westmorland.

“One fire engine from Appleby and one from Kirkby Stephen attended the incident.

“Crews rescued one female casualty from a car.

“Crews were detained for one hour.”

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: “The 23-year-old man and the 21-year-old woman sustained no injuries, there are currently no details available on the condition of the third driver.

“The road was closed for around an hour.”

Any witnesses are asked to call Cumbria Police on 101.

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