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The man who died in a road traffic collision on the M6 has been identified as Adam Gibb, 51, from Penrith.
Cumbria Police were called to reports of a vehicle veering off the M6 southbound between junction 37 and 38 yesterday afternoon, February 21.
A black Mercedes left the carriageway colliding with two Highways England officers who were at the side of the carriageway dealing with a separate incident.
Adam Gibb died at the scene as a result of the collision.
The second Highways England officer, a 51-year-old man from Kirby Stephen, was transferred to James Cook hospital with serious injuries and remains in a critical but stable condition.
The southbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for nine hours as emergency services dealt with the incident.
- Anyone who may have witnessed the collision can call 101.
A on-duty traffic officer was killed, and a colleague seriously injured, in a collision on the M6 in Cumbria, Highways England has confirmed.
The crash happened on February 21, between junction 38 to junction 37.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene. A second was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The southbound carriageway was closed for nine hours yesterday as emergency services dealt with the incident.
One person has died and another is seriously injured after a collision on the M6 southbound in Cumbria.
It happened between J38 (Tebay) to J37 (Killington Lake). Emergency services are at the scene and diversions are in place.
The road is expected to remain closed for several hours.
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Patrick McLoughlin said his thoughts are with the family of Adam Gibb, who died, and his colleague who was injured, while working on the M6.
The family of Adam Gibb, the Highways England worker killed on the M6 in Cumbria, have paid tribute to him.