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92-year-old man who died following A66 crash named

The collision happened on the A66 near Threlkeld Credit: ITV Border

A man who died after being involved in a collision on the A66 has been named by police as 92-year-old Alec Bond, of Cockermouth.

Mr Bond died on Friday 22 December at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, following the crash on Tuesday 19 December, where the he car driving collided with a lorry near to Threlkeld.

The death has been referred to the HM Coroner for Newcastle.

Anyone with information should call PC691 Ormerod on 101.

92-year-old man dies following A66 crash

The collision happened on the A66 near Threlkeld Credit: ITV Border

A 92-year-old man from Cockermouth who was in a critical condition after being involved in a crash on the A66 has died.

The car he was driving collided with a lorry near to Threlkeld at around 2.15pm on Tuesday.

He was taken by the Great North Air Ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he died this morning.

Anyone with information should contact PC691 Ormerod on 101.

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92-year-old man in critical condition following A66 crash

The collision happened on the A66 near Threlkeld Credit: ITV Border

A 92-year-old man from Cockermouth is in a critical condition after being involved in a crash with a lorry on the A66 near Threlkeld yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the lorry was a 46-year-old man from St Helens, who was uninjured.

Police were called at 2.20pm and the road was closed until 8.30pm while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The elderly man was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. An update is expected be given on his condition this afternoon.

Police name man who died on A66

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Police have named the man who died on the A66 as David Robinson, 53, of Keswick.

He was pronounced dead at the scene after being found injured at around 7.30am on 13 December.

Police are still investigating how David Robinson died, but think he may have been hit by a HGV and that the driver was not aware of the collision.

Anyone with information or who may have dashcam footage of that area around 7.30am, should call 101 and ask to speak to PC 1947 Ross.

Police appeal after man dies on A66

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a collision on the A66 near Keswick.

Reports of an injured man on the road came in at 7.30am this morning. Emergency services arrived and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The family have been informed, and officers are working with them.

Officers believe the man may have been hit by a HGV and that the driver wasn't aware of the collision.

Anyone with information, or who may have dashcam footage of that area in the morning, should call 101 and speak to PC 1947 Ross.

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Abnormal load warning for A66 and M6

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Drivers are being warned of possible delays due to an abnormal load travelling on the A66 in Cumbria, and the motorway into Scotland.

Two long, abnormal loads will be travelling from Darlington to Aberdeen, and will be on the west bound carriageway of the A66 from approximately 11am to 2pm today.

The loads will then join the M6 northbound into Scotland.

The public are advised to adjust their travelling times or route to accommodate these loads.

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