Woman seriously injured in Alston motorcycle crash

A 44-year-old woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a crash involving two motorcycles in Cumbria.

Emergency services, including the Great North Air Ambulance from Penrith, attended the scene near Slaggyford, Alston on Sunday afternoon.

It is thought the injured woman is from Durham.

The woman was flown by air ambulance to the major trauma centre at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

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