Two-vehicle crash blocks A66

Date: Wednesday 30th May 2018

A MAN has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a two vehicle collision this morning.

Emergency services were called to the incident involving an HGV and a Suzuki Swift car on the A66 at Scales between Threlkeld and Troutbeck. The road is still closed eastbound at the Crosthwaite roundabout, Keswick, and westbound at Dacre.

The male passenger of the Suzuki received serious injuries and has been taken to hospital. The female driver of the Suzuki was taken to hospital as a precaution.