Man in 40s dies after car crashes into wall on A595 at Crofton

A man in his 40s has died after his car left the A595 near Crofton and crashed into a wall. Credit: Google Maps.

A man in his 40s has died after his car crashed into a wall.

The collision happened on the A595 at Crofton, near Carlisle on Monday 23 January.

A silver Honda Civic left the road and collided with a wall at about 5:20pm, a spokesperson for Cumbria Police added.

A man in his 40s, who was driving the vehicle, died at the scene.

A Cumbria Police spokesperson said: "Officers are keen to hear from any witnesses who have yet to make contact with police - and anyone with dashcam who may have recorded the incident or the moments leading up to it."

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at quoting incident number 164 of 23 January 2023. You can also phone on 101. 

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