Highways England officer dies on-duty after collision on the M6

An on-duty Highways England officer has been killed in a collision on the M6 in Cumbria. His fellow colleague suffered serious injuries.

A spokesperson for Highways England said: “Our thoughts are with the family, friends, and colleagues of the Highways England traffic officers who were involved in a collision on the M6 in Cumbria on Sunday 21 February while responding to an incident."

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M6 closed after fatal collision

Long delays on the M6 in Cumbria after a one person died in a collision Credit: ITV

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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