Pair taken to hospital after crash

Date: Thursday 9th May 2019

TWO people were taken to hospital after a crash this afternoon (Thursday) on the A592 near Dalemain Mansion, Ullswater.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the crash site at around 2-18pm and spent more than two hours at the scene with the road being closed in both directions.

A Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service spokesman said: “Two fire engines from Penrith attended a road traffic collision. Firefighters extricated two casualties from the vehicle using hydraulic cutting gear, both casualties were conveyed to hospital.

“Crews were on scene for round one hour and 45 minutes.”