A66 in West Cumbria reopens after crash
Last updated at 13:23, Thursday, 27 September 2012
The A66 in West Cumbria has reopened after a crash closed it for five hours.
Two people were been hurt in the two-vehicle crash near Bridgefoot.
A 48-year-old Workington man, who was driving a Peugeot 207, was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
He has pelvic and abdominal injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.
A 21-year-old woman from Carlisle, who was driving a Renault Clio, has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The accident happened at 8.12am.
Police, ambulance crews and firefighters were called to the scene.
Traffic was been diverted through Brigham and Bridgefoot while emergency services dealt with the crash and the road was cleared of debris.
It reopened shortly after 1pm.
First published at 09:05, Thursday, 27 September 2012
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk
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