Three people taken to hospital following crash near Carlisle


Three people have been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Carlisle.

The collision, which involved two vans - a Vauxhall Astra van and a Ford Transit - happened on Newbiggin Road, Durdar, at about 7.25am.

The North West Ambulance Service arrived at the scene at about 7.50am.

The two drivers and a passenger have been taken to the Cumberland Infirmary.

Police say their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or altering.

Police have closed the road in both directions between junction 42 of the M6 and Durdar.

A diversion is in place and there is queuing traffic in the area.

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