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Man dies in Longtown A7 road accident

The HGV driver died after his vehicle crossed over the A7 road near Camelot Holiday Park Credit: ITV Border

A man has died following an accident on the A7 near Camelot Holiday Park in Longtown, Cumbria.

A heavy goods vehicle was travelling towards Longtown when it crossed on to the opposite side of the road before leaving the carriageway last night, Monday 17 July, around 6.10pm.

The 48-year-old driver, who is thought to have suffered a medical episode, was unresponsive when found. He died after being taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

The road was closed for 4 hours. No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses to get in touch by calling 101.