Man dies in crash

The road is still closed Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria police have confirmed that a man has died in a crash on the A596.

He was driving a white Suzuki swift that crashed head on with an HGV this morning.

It happened on the Wigton bypass at around 8am near the Station Road. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The HGV driver was uninjured.

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Crash A596

There are reports of a crash involving a number of vehicle that has closed the A596 in Cumbria.