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Motorcyclist dies in A66 crash

Fatal crash on the A66 at Dacre, near Penrith.

A 53-year-old man, from Keswick, has died after a crash on the A66 near Penrith.

It happened at around 5.40pm on Wednesday 16 May on the A66 at Dacre.

The man's motorbike, a black Yamaha, was the only vehicle involved in the crash.

The road was closed for four hours while investigations were carried out.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

A66 at Dacre Credit: ITV Border

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Police name men killed in Whitehaven crash

Cumbria County Council later removed the lamp post involved in the collision Credit: ITV Border

Two men who died in a one-vehicle crash in Whitehaven have been named by police.

The men are 30-year-old Stephen Chambers from Whitehaven and 28-year-old Michael Henderson from Egremont.

Officers were called to the incident just after 9.30pm on Tuesday 1 May.

A silver Vauxhall Astra is reported to have collided with a lamp post on New Road.

Fire crews helped to remove both men who were trapped inside the vehicle, but they were pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Police name pensioner killed after car hit tree on A7

The road was closed for around four hours Credit: ITV Border

An 87-year-old man who died in crash on the A7 has been named by police as Gerald Kelly, known as Gerry, from Edinburgh.

My Kelly's car left the road and hit a tree near Teviothead on Sunday 29 April. He was was pronounced dead at the scene.

Inquiries are ongoing and a report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Andy Gibb said:

Our thoughts remain with Mr Kelly’s family and friends as they come to terms with their loss."

– Sergeant Andy Gibb, Police Scotland

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Two dead after crash in Whitehaven

Cumbria County Council later removed the lamp post involved in the collision Credit: ITV Border

Two men have died following a one-vehicle crash in Whitehaven.

Officers were called to the incident just after 9.30pm yesterday, Tuesday 1 May.

A silver Vauxhall Astra is reported to have collided with a lamp post on New Road.

Fire crews helped to remove both men who were trapped inside the vehicle.

The men, aged 28 and 30, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

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54-year-old man dies after crash on A68

The man was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary Credit: ITV Border

A 54-year-old man has died after a two-vehicle collision in the Scottish Borders.

It happened on the A68 between Earlston and the Ravenswood roundabout at around 4.10pm on Monday 19 March.

The man, driving a black Fiat, was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he later died.

A woman in her 40s, driving a silver Kia, was also taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Any witnesses to the collision should call 101 quoting incident number 2431.

Lorry driver killed in collision on the A66

The man was pronounced dead at the scene Credit: ITV Border

A 43-year-old man has died following a one-vehicle collision on the A66 near Bassenthwaite Lake.

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 25 October, between Braithwaite and Dubwath.

The man, who was driving a lorry, was pronounced dead at the scene and his family have been informed.

Police, Cumbria Fire Rescue, and the North West Ambulance Service attended the incident.

The A66 is now closed both ways due to accident investigation work between B5292 (Braithwaite) and B5291 (Dubwath).

Anyone with any information should contact the PC 691 Ormerod on 101 quoting log number 2 of 25 October 2017.

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