Cumbria

Greystoke crash: Man, 22, killed in crash and three hurt

A 22-year-old man has been killed and three others in the same car injured in a crash in Cumbria.

Back seat passenger Dominic Loftus died when the BMW he was travelling in left the road between Greystoke and Penrith, hitting a hedge and wall on Thursday.

Another passenger, aged 21, from Penrith is in a critical condition, police said.

Officers said the crash happened at 23:30 BST on the B5288 north of Motherby.

The 23-year-old driver from Penrith was taken to Cumberland Infirmary with serious but non life-threatening injuries.

A man, aged 22, from Watermillock was taken to Newcastle Hospital with serious injuries. The road was closed until 06:00 BST on Friday.

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