Cumbria Crack

Woman hurt in A69 crash

Police were called to a two-vehicle collision on the A69 near Brampton last night (NOV 14) at about 6.05pm.

The collision occurred between the junctions for Naworth and Low Row.

It involved a Skoda Fabia driven by a woman, 50, of Carlisle and a Volkswagen Polo, driven by a man, 44, of Northumberland.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The Skoda driver was treated by medical staff. She did not have life threatening injuries.”

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “At 6:09pm two fire engines from Carlisle East and Brampton stations attended a road traffic collision on the A69 Denton Mill, Brampton.

“Firefighters used two sets of Holmatro cutting equipment to extricate one casualty and made the scene safe.

“Crews were in attendance for one hour and ten minutes.”

The A69 was closed while emergency services dealt with the scene.

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