Cumbria Crack

Person trapped in A66 crash

Emergency services are dealing with a road traffic collision on the A66 at Bridgefoot.

Police were called at approx 3:55pm.

The A66 was blocked between the A595 (Bridgefoot) to the Brigham turn-off while emergency services dealt with the scene.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “At 16:00 on 10th April 2019, two fire engines from Workington and one fire engine from Cockermouth were mobilised to a road traffic collision persons trapped.

“On arrival, firefighters confirmed that the incident involved two vehicles, one of which was a heavy goods vehicle.

“One casualty was trapped and firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to extricate them.

“Crews were on scene for half an hour.”

All lanes have now reopened.

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