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.
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.