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Friday, 18 April 2014

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Boy injured after collision with van in north Cumbria

An 11-year-old pedestrian has been taken to hospital after a collision with a van on the A689 road between Alston and Nenthead.

Ambulance services were called to the scene at about 3.45pm and sent out two road ambulances and a helicopter, although this was not needed.

Paramedics left the scene at 4.50pm and it is not yet known how seriously the boy is injured.

The road has been closed and diversions are in place on the Blaghill Road, B6294 from Nenthall on the A689 to A686 the junction at Clarghill Hall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria police on 101.

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