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Woman flown to hospital after A69 lorry crash

A woman has been flown to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision between a lorry and a car on the A69.

Shortly after 2.10pm yesterday (Tuesday), police received a report of a collision between on the A69 near Bardon Mill.

One woman had to be cut free from the car by firefighters, she was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary with serious injuries.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “A female occupant of the car was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

“The road was closed in both directions whilst emergency services worked however, was fully reopened around 00.50am today (Wednesday).

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.”

The North East Ambulance Service confirmed a second patient was taken to hospital via road ambulance.

Anyone with any information that could assist officers with enquiries, or has dashcam footage of the collision, is asked to contact Northumbria Police via 101 using reference number 506 09/07/19.

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