A595 crash reconstruction

The A595 at Mealsgate is currently closed for a crash reconstruction following a fatal collision in June earlier this year.

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Crash reconstruction closes Cumbrian road

A stretch of one of Cumbria's main roads was closed this morning, while police carried out a reconstruction of a fatal collision.

A motorist died on the A595 at Mealsgate in June after his car was involved in a crash with a lorry.

Drivers faced delays for around an hour this morning as officers examined the scene as part of their investigation into the crash.

Police reconstruct fatal A595 crash

The A595 at Mealsgate is currently closed for a reconstruction of a car crash that happened earlier this year.

Cumbria Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision that occurred on 3 June.

The reconstruction is of a crash that happened earlier this year Credit: ITV News

The road will be closed for short periods of time between 10 am and 12 pm, while the reconstruction takes place.

Motorists can still drive in the area, however police are advising that they should expect short delays.

Traffic queuing as the reconstruction takes place Credit: ITV News

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