Tractor and car in A66 crash

Date: Saturday 12th October 2002

TWO drivers were injured in an accident on the A66 just below Latrigg shortly after 1pm yesterday.

The accident involved a Massey Ferguson tractor from Threlkeld, the driver of which received head injuries, and a Rover 420 from Preston, in which the other driver was trapped.

The A66 eastbound was closed at Crosthwaite and diversions were put into operation.