Cumbria Crack

Two hurt in Longtown crash

Emergency services at the scene

Two men have been hurt following a road traffic collision which occurred on the A7 south of Longtown.

Police were called at approximately 5:15pm yesterday, Tuesday 9th July.

The incident involved a Land Rover Freelander and Nissan Qashqai.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The driver of the Nissan, a man from Carlisle suffered minor injuries.

“The driver of the Land Rover, a man from Carlisle also suffered minor injuries.”

Two fire engines from Carlisle West and Longtown attended the crash.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “On arrival firefighters found one casualty trapped within a vehicle.

“Firefighters used Holmatro cutting equipment, Clan Lukas eDraulic cutting equipment and stabilisation equipment to stabilise the vehicle.

“Fire service were in attendance for approximately for fifty minutes.”

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