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Woman remains in critical but stable condition after A596 crash at Micklethwaite

Cumbria Constabulary

A woman remains in a critical but stable condition after a serious crash on the A596.

The local woman, in her 50s, was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle on February 24 after a crash on the A596 at Micklethwaite.

Cumbria police were called to the collision involving a Volvo HGV and a Vauxhall Corsa at about 8.40am.

The driver of the Corsa suffered serious injuries and the driver of the Volvo was uninjured.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue and North West Ambulance were also called to the scene.

Firefighters from Carlisle West Fire Station and Wigton Fire Station attended and successfully rescued the woman from her vehicle. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101, email [email protected] quoting log 39 of February 23.

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