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A7 closed following crash

By Charlotte MacKay
Annan and Eskdale
A7 closed following crash

The A7 is closed in both directions north of Longtown following a serious RTC.

The crash occured shortly before 4 pm at the entrance to Cochranes Nursery, just north of the Longtown Bridge, and involved a Mercedes car and a motorcycle.

One casualty received extensive treatment at the scene before being taken to hospital by air ambulance

Cumbria Police have asked motorists to avoid the area and find alternative routes.

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