Cumbria Crack

Two pedestrians hurt in Barrow collision

Police were called at around 5:30pm yesterday (2nd January), to a collision at The Strawberry, Abbey Road, Barrow.

The collision occurred on the road, and involved a Peugeot 208 and two pedestrians. The driver of the Peugeot, a 79-year-old man from Barrow was uninjured during the incident.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The pedestrians were a 79-year-old man and woman, also from Barrow.

“The male pedestrian suffered minor injury and was taken to Furness General Hospital. He has now been discharged.

“The female pedestrian was taken to Preston Hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

“Abbey Road remained closed whilst police investigations took place and police would like to thank those effected by the road closure for their patience and support.”

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