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Friday, 22 August 2014

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A595 Cumbria reopens after fatal crash

A DRIVER has died after colliding with a lorry on the A595 Cumbria at Foxfield near Broughton.

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The accident occurred 1:30pm today.

Emergency services, including North West Air Ambulance, were called after reports of a car and a lorry being involved in a collision.

The driver of the car died at the scene, despite the efforts of the paramedics. The lorry driver was not injured

Police have confirmed that the A595 is now open again.

The road was blocked from Highcross and Wreaks Level for several hours.

Diversions had been in place while road collision investigation officers surveyed the scene.

Cars and light vehicles were asked to use Broughton as a diversion while HGVs were told to seek alternative routes on the A66 or M6.
 

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