A66 blocked by crash

Date: Friday 12th October 2018

THE A66 eastbound carriageway at Newbiggin, Stainton, was temporarily blocked on Monday evening following a collision between two vehicles.

A Mercedes, driven by a 59-year-old man, and an Audi, driven by a 36-year-old woman, were involved in the collision at 7-35pm. Both drivers were injured and one was taken for examination at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The fire and rescue service was also present.