Arrest after two crashes

Date: Thursday 4th April 2019

A MAN in has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst under the influence of drugs after three vehicles crashed on the A686 this morning.

The 38-year-old has been released by police under investigation after being involved in one of two crashes which took place in quick succession near Edenhall from around 5-30am.

Two van drivers ended up in hospital with multiple injuries while officers closed the A686 in both directions around the junction with Beacon Edge to clear up the scene, with it reopening at around 1-30pm.

Four fire engines attended alongside police and paramedics. Police are asking for anyone with information to call 101. See full report in this week’s paper.