Police appeal for witnesses to serious collision on A590


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A590 today (Aug 16) near to Gilpin Bridge Inn.

Emergency services were called at around 8:45am to the report of a two-vehicle collision.

The collision involved a HGV and a Nissan Juke.

The driver of the Nissan a 44-year-old man was taken to Preston Royal hospital with serious injuries.

The passengers in the vehicle, a 40-year-old woman was taken Preston Royal Hospital with serious injuries, a 15-year-old boy was taken to Alder Hay Hospital via air ambulance with serious injuries and a 13-year-old boy was taken to Manchester hospital via Air ambulance with serious injuries

The driver of the HGV a 28-year-old man from Lancaster was uninjured. He was arrested in connection with the collision.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit, quoting incident number 36 of 16 August 2021. You can also phone on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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