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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.

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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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