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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Horror smash shuts A590

A MAN was cut free from a car following a crash on the A590.
Three cars were involved in the collision near Greenodd at around 6.40pm yesterday.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the incident.
Two fire engines from Ulverston also attended the scene. Cutting equipment was used to free an Ulverston man from a black Jaguar he had been driving.
He was taken to Furness General Hospital with neck injuries.
His condition was today described by police as stable not serious.
The other cars involved were a silver Honda driven by an Ulverston man and a black BMW driven by a man from Lancashire.
Another person involved in the crash was taken to FGH with minor injuries.
Barrow Inspector Malcolm Woodhouse, who attended the scene, said: “Two people were taken to hospital but there is nobody with any very serious injuries.”
Traffic diversions were in place for almost two hours while the road was cleared.
Anyone with information can contact Ulverston police on 0845 33 00 247.

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