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Posted on 15:09:00 on 9th August 2017

Police are investigating a two vehicle road traffic collision that occurred on the A6 at Plumpton.


The collision occurred at approximately 12.35pm at the Plumpton Foot junction.


The collision involved a grey VW golf and a white van. The driver of the Golf was a 39-year-old woman from Carlisle she suffered minor injuries. The front-seat passenger of the Golf, a woman aged in her 70s, has been taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with life-threatening injuries.


The driver of the van, a 29-year-old man from Gateshead, was uninjured.


The road remains closed in both directions at this time.  


Any witnesses to the collision or anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 2219 Young, of the Mobile Support Group at Carlisle, on 101.

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