A fourth person has died following a road traffic accident yesterday.
A 66 year old man from Furness died after a crash involving his motorbike on the A595 in the Whicham Valley near Millom.
In total, three motorcyclists have died along with a car driver in incidents on the A66 near Cockermouth, the A684 near Sedbergh and the A595 near Millom.
The accidents took place within the space of 2 and a half hours yesterday afternoon.
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