Man arrested following six-vehicle collision on A66 in Cumbria
Last updated at 13:57, Friday, 11 January 2013
CUMBRIA police have arrested a man on suspicion of dangerous driving after serious traffic incident on the A66.
The 49-year-old was driving an articulated large goods vehicle that collided with the side of a large car transporter travelling in the opposite direction.
Another man, driving a silver Fiat Doblo, received serious injuries and was taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.
A Mercedes Sprinter van and red Vauxhall Insignia were also involved in the pile-up, which occurred at aroud 7.20am in Sandford, near Appleby.
The road has now re-opened, having been closed for about four hours while recovery and collision investigation work was undertaken.
Nobody else was taken to hospital following the incident.
Police said there have been a number of incidents in relation to the temporary traffic lights at Sandford and have asked drivers to be aware of the likelihood of standing traffic in the area.
First published at 10:50, Friday, 11 January 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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