Wigan man, 76, in critical condition after road smash in Cumbria

A Wigan man has been left in a critical condition after a collision on the A66 in Cumbria.

The accident happened at around 4.20pm on Monday on the A66, Penrith, and involved a silver Ford C-Max and a white Scania HGV carrying a log cabin.

A police spokesman said: “The driver of the Ford, a 76-year-old man from Wigan was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary and later transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle.

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"He sustained serious internal injuries and his condition is described as critical but stable."

The man in is a critical condition

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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