A woman has died following a car crash in Cumbria this morning.
The crash happened on the A595 near Egremont around 9:30am.
The woman was from the town, and her family have been informed.
An 86 year old woman was also taken to hospital after the crash and is a critical but stable condition.
One person has been taken to hospital with life threatening injuries after a crash in Cumbria.
The two vehicle crash happened around 9:30am, on the A595 in Egremont.
The driver of the second car was also injured, but their injuries are not known.
The road will be closed for several hours.
Police Scotland have launched a recruitment drive for special constables in the run up to the Commonwealth Games.
In Dumfries and Galloway the volunteers will have the chance to either go to Glasgow in July to help police the games, or backfill full time officers in the region.
Traffic police in Cumbria say they have their eyes set on HGV companies whose drivers are breaking the law by not taking required breaks.
It comes after staff and drivers at Ross International were sent to prison for tachograph fraud.
Shops in Workington hope that a new police presence will help them guard against theft.
The flat-pack, "Cut-out coppers", have apparently deterred thieves in other areas - now Cumbria police have enlisted their help.
Workington police have recruited 10 new officers - but they will work all day and all night for a one-off fee of £75.
The cardboard cut outs will be placed in shops around the town as a deterrent for theft.
The injured victim's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incidedent, or anyone with information about it, to contact them.
Police were called to the scene at around 9:20am following a report of a man being assaulted.
A 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident.
The future of Cumbria's suspended Chief Constable remains is still unclear tonight. Stuart Hyde had been in the post on a temporary basis and today that role was due to come to end, with him reverting to his former job as Deputy Chief Constable.
However Cumbria Police says it won't be able to make any decision about his future until next week. Tim Backshall has the latest and you can watch his report below:
The row over the future of Cumbria's temporary chief constable is intensifying.
After being cleared of misconduct allegations, Stuart Hyde stressed again today that he's not resigning - or retiring.
Mr Hyde has been asked to go by the force's police commissioner Richard Rhodes - who's now facing criticism over his handling of the misconduct investigation.
South Lakeland MP Tim Farron said it has gone on for too long, and cost the taxpayer too much.
He argued it should be put into the hands of an independent panel.