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An 84-year-old man has died after becoming unwell while he was driving in the area of Red Sykes near the A590 in Ulverston.
The incident was reported to the police at about 4.40pm on Saturday 30 March by the North West Ambulance Service.
It is believed the man stopped the car he was driving in a safe location before stepping out. No other vehicles were involved in the incident.
The man was taken to the Preston Royal Infirmary but he died the following evening.
His family have expressed their thanks to the emergency services involved.
A road in the Lake District has been named one of the top eight to avoid in the UK.
The A590, the main road to the Lake District, runs north-east to south-west from M6 junction 36.
Waze, the Google owned sat nav app, has released the research.
Drivers in Scotland should also be aware that on the last weekend of August, there are around three times more trips going to Edinburgh than a usual June or September weekend.
The A590 is blocked both ways between the A592 (Newby Bridge Roundabout) and High Newton Road, because a lorry has overturned.
The vehicle was reportedly carrying cattle.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road crash in south Cumbria.
Frank Rockliffe, who was 85 and from Milnthorpe, was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries last week and has since died.
The fatal collision happened at around 5:15pm on Tuesday 13 December on the southbound exit slip road leading from the A590 to Brettargh Holt roundabout.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police's operational support unit on 101 and quote log number 183 of the 13 December.
The A590 between Newby Bridge and Brettargh Holt roundabout has re-opened, after a collision which hospitalised two people.
Two people have been hospitalised after a serious two-car collision on the A590 in south Cumbria.
The Great North Air Ambulance was called to the crash, near Levens, at 10:45am this morning.
They treated the driver of a Peugeot Partner, a man in his seventies who had a serious chest injury, before flying him to the Royal Preston Hospital.
A 68-year-old female passenger in the same car was airlifted to hospital by the North West Air Ambulance.
The 19-year-old male driver of the other car, a Vauxhall Vectra, was uninjured.
The road was initially closed in both directions, but the Westbound lane has now re-opened.