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An investigation is underway into claims by drivers that a stretch of road has become dangerous following repairs and resurfacing work.
MP Tim Farron says there have been a number of accidents along the A684 between Sedbergh and Kendal.
Cumbria County Council said the road was resurfaced four years ago. The council has now put up signs asking people to slow down but denies that the road is to blame.
Fiona Marley-Patterson reports.
MP Tim Farron has demanded that action be taken on the A684 Kendal to Sedbergh road at Lily Mere near Killington following a number of accidents in the area in recent years.
The latest is the death of motorcyclist 48-year-old Garry Sharp yesterday afternoon.
Cumbria County Council have released a statement in response to comments being made that a road near Sedbergh has become dangerous since it was resurfaced.
It follows the death of a motorcyclist on the A684 yesterday afternoon.
The family of the man who died in a road traffic collision on the A684 yesterday has paid tribute to a “fantastic husband and brilliant dad.”
Police have named a man who died in a car and motorcycle crash on the A684.
48-year-old Garry Sharp, from Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands, died after being involved in a road traffic collision on the A684 yesterday afternoon.
His motorcycle collided with a Hyundai Amica, driven by a man in his seventies, who was not injured.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision and are appealing for any witnesses to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and speak to a member of the Northern Road Policing Team.
A man has died following a crash involving a motorcycle and a car on the A684 near Sedbergh this afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the A684 at 1.40pm today where the motorcyclist - a 48-year-old man from Grange-over-Sands - died at the scene.
The driver of the car, a Hyundai Amica, was a man in his seventies and was not injured.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision will now be carried out by police.
Diversions remain in place and motorists are being asked to continue to avoid the area at this time.