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Three die on Cumbria's roads over Easter weekend

A driver has died after a crash on the M6 in Cumbria.

It happened between junction 41 and junction 42, on the northbound carriageway. Emergency services were called to the scene at 11:30pm on Sunday night.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Credit: Cumbria Police

It's the third death on the county's roads over the Easter weekend. On Good Friday a woman from County Durham was killed on the A689 close to Houghton on the outskirts of Carlisle.

55-year-old Andrea King was taken to taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle after her car collided with a HGV. She later died.

On the same day, a collision involving three vehicles on the A66 resulted in the death of 42-year-old Keith Moore from west Cumbria.

An 18-year-old man was flown to Preston Royal Infirmary and a 56-year-old woman, was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary following the crash. A Cumbria Constabulary spokesperson said both sustained "serious injuries.

A 9-year-old child was taken by land ambulance to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. Police described her condition as "stable".

Witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage are asked to contact 101.