Woman dies in A66 crash near Warcop

A woman has died in a crash on the A66 near the village of Warcop in Cumbria.

Cumbria Police were called shortly after 16:30 BST to the crash which involved two vehicles.

A police spokesman said the A66 between Brough and the Kemplay roundabout is expected to be closed for some time and he urged motorists to avoid the route.

Meanwhile, seventeen people were injured after a coach and another vehicle collided in Tebay at 17:00 BST.

The spokesman said none of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening although the A685 was also closed.

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