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Two dead after crash involving lorry and car

Flowers have been placed at the scene. Credit: ITV News

Two people from Silloth have died after a crash near Abbeytown on Monday afternoon.

It happened at 1:30pm on the B5302 and involved a HGV and a Vauxhall Astra.

The driver of the car, a 58-year-old man, and passenger, a 15-year-old girl, both died at the scene

A local woman who was driving the HGV was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary to be checked over.

Their family have been informed.

  • The police want to understand the circumstances of the crash and ask anyone with information to contact 101.