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A 23 year-old man from Wigton has died in a crash which has left another with serious injuries.
Steven Parker died at the scene after the BMW he was driving collided with a silver Vauxhall Corsa.
The smash happened yesterday evening at 4:50pm on the Wigton bypass between Station Road and Carlisle bridge. The road was closed for six hours.
Mr Parker's two passengers, a 20 year-old man and a 19 year-old man, were taken to hospital. The 20 year-old is described by police as being in a serious condition. The 19 year-old has minor injuries.
Minor damage was caused to the Corsa and its occupants were uninjured.
A spokesperson for Cumbria Police said they were appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the crash or the vehicles described leading up to the incident.
Witnesses are asked to called 101
Cumbria Police are dealing with a serious two car crash on the A596 near Wigton.
Officers were called at 4:50pm on Saturday to the incident between Carlisle Bridge and Station Road.
The road is closed and HGV's are being diverted along the A595 and to avoid the town. Other motorists can drive through Wigton.
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