A man was raced to hospital after a three car crash on a busy Cumbrian road.

Police say the incident happened on the A596, near the Wigton and Silloth junctions at around 1.15pm today, Friday, February 14.

The accident involved a Kia, BMW and a Mini.

The road was blocked for a time causing tailbacks.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: "The driver of the mini a 64-year-old man from Silloth was taken to Cumberland infirmary Carlisle with injuries not believed to be serious.

"The driver of the BMW, a 25-year-old man from Carlisle was uninjured and the driver of the Kia, a 70-year-old from Wigton was also uninjured."

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said an ambulance and senior clinician attended the scene.

Anyone that has information on the incident, or has dashcam footage, is asked to contact police on 101.

Alternatively email 101@cumbria.police.uk, or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting 118 of February 14, 2020.