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Posted on 17:21:00 on 4th April 2021


A man has died following a serious road traffic collision on Sunday 21st March on the A596 north of Wigton.

Ben Law, 22, from Wigton died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary yesterday evening (April 3).

The family of Ben are devastated at their loss and politely request privacy at this time. They are being supported by specialist officers.

Police were called shortly after 8.40pm on the 21st March following a collision between a HGV and BMW.

The driver of the BMW, a 29-year-old man and a second passenger a 24-year-old woman from were both taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle with injuries not believed to be life threatening.

The driver of the HGV was uninjured.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision is asked to contact 101, quoting incident number of 21st March 2021. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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