The woman who died in yesterday’s collision on the A689 near Carlisle has been named as Maureen Smith, aged 86, of Heads Nook, Brampton.
The collision happened around 3:20 pm yesterday, on the A689 at its junction with Irthington.
It involved a white Fiat Panda, driven by Maureen Smith, a Mercedes HGV, driven by a 43-year-old Polish man, and a black Ford Fiesta, driven by a 19-year-old man from Brampton, who was not injured.
The HGV driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, and in particular would like to identify two drivers, who are believed to have been stationary waiting to turn onto the A689 from Irthington, at the at the time of the collision.