Arrest after injured man found on M6 hard shoulder

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Image caption The injured man was found on the M6 near Grayrigg

A man has been arrested after another man was found in a car on the M6 suffering from serious facial injuries.

The victim was found in a car on the hard shoulder near Grayrigg at about 03:30 BST.

Cumbria Police said he had suffered serious injuries and is being treated in Royal Preston Hospital.

Officers would not reveal the exact nature of what had happened. A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Police had earlier issued an appeal to find the man and he was subsequently arrested in the Lowgill area.

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