Police appeal for witnesses following fatal collision on A590 this morning
Cumbria Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the A590 in the early hours of this morning (27 November).
The collision occurred at around 1.10am on the A590 between Haverthwaite and Backbarrow when a Kia car collided with the bridge.
At this time, it is not believed any other vehicles were involved.
The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year-old woman, is not believed to have suffered any serious injury.
The passenger, a 22-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road currently remains closed but is expected to reopen this morning. People are asked to be patient.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has any information which may assist police is urged to contact PS 1498 HILL or PC 563 WALSH referencing incident 5 of 27 November 2019.
Call non-emergency number: 101 Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call in an emergency 999