Cow dies after HGV collision

Date: Thursday 28th September 2017

A COW was hit by an HGV and had to be put down after 30 cows got out on to the A66 in the early hours.

Police were called at about 4-35am this morning to the eastbound carriageway at Brougham.

A police spokesman said the incident was quickly resolved with the help of a lorry driver who assisted officers in rounding up the animals and putting them into a nearby field.