POLICE, and fire crews from Cockermouth and Workington, were in action rescuing a casualty from a white van after it crashed

The incident happened earlier today near Lorton.

A spooeksman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue said: "Earlier today we attended a vehicle that had left the road.

"We quickly stabilised the van using StabFast equipment so that the two police officers who were holding it in position could let go and the casualty could walk to safety."