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Posted on 06:46:00 on 13th August 2019

Two people have died following a collision on the B5302 near Abbeytown yesterday (12th August). Police were called to the incident at 1:30pm, following a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision. 

The collision involved a Vauxhall Astra and a HGV.

 

As a result of the collision, the driver of the Astra, a 58 year-old man and the front seat passenger, a 15 year old girl, both from Silloth, sadly died at the scene.

 

Their family have been informed and a Family Liaison Officer has been appointed.

 

The driver of the HGV a 46-year-old woman from Carlisle was taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle as a precaution.

 

Anyone with any information or who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC2422 Motum or Sgt 1929 Bainbridge on 101 or email 101@cumbria.police.uk, quoting log 104 of the 12th August 2019.

 

 

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