Teenager dies in crash north of Carlisle

A Carlisle teenager has died after a crash near Rockcliffe, in Cumbria.

Gavin Anthony Helps, aged 17, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called at around 5:10pm after reports of a one car crash, near the railway bridge.

Two other passengers and the driver, a 17-year-old male from Cumbria, suffered minor injuries and were taken to the Cumberland Infirmary.

Mr Helps was a passenger in the red VW Polo.

Family are being supported by specially trained officers.

  • Police ask for anyone with information, or dashcam footage of the car in the area of North Carlisle & Kingstown, to contact 101.