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Driver hurt after Cumbria police chase

Police were involved in the pursuit of a Renault Clio after the driver failed to stop on the A590 at Levens, near Kendal, just after midnight today (January 16).

A lengthy pursuit concluded on a minor road off The Square, in the Broughton in Furness area, at about 1am.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The driver, who had left the vehicle he had been driving, was involved in a collision with one of the police vehicles at the conclusion of the pursuit.

“The driver, a man, aged 20, from the Millom area – was airlifted to hospital in Preston. He sustained bruising. His injuries are not life threatening.

“Subsequent inquiries revealed the car was a vehicle suspected to be stolen from the Millom area.

“In line with normal procedures, Cumbria Constabulary referred the matter immediately to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.”

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