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Person trapped after Carlisle crash

At 10:09pm yesterday, Friday 19 April four fire engines from Carlisle East, Carlisle West, Longtown and Penrith were mobilised to a road traffic collision, with reports of one person trapped at Houghton, Carlisle.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “On arrival fire fighters dealt with an accident involving a heavy goods vehicle and one car.

“They released one casualty using hydraulic cutting gear.

“Police and ambulance were also in attendance.

“Firefighters were on scene for approximately seventy minutes.”

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