Cumbria

Egremont woman Elizabeth Bailey killed in A595 crash

Crash Image copyright Great North Air Ambulance
Image caption The lorry went down the embankment and came to rest in a wooded area

A woman killed when her car was in collision with a lorry in Cumbria has been named.

Elizabeth Bailey, 51, from Egremont, was driving a Nissan Micra on the A595 on Monday when it happened.

She was pronounced dead at the scene near the junction with the B5305 at about 14:20 GMT.

The lorry driver, 51, and from Workington, was left with serious back, leg, pelvis and chest injuries after his HGV went down an embankment.

Paramedics from the Great North Air Ambulance treated him at the scene.

He was then moved up the embankment using safety lines and airlifted to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.

The road was closed for more than 12 hours.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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