Police have confirmed a 90-year-old man has died following a collision this afternoon on London Road, Carlisle.
The man, from the Carlisle area, was driving the Nissan Micra involved in the crash.
The passenger of the Mercedes van was treated at the scene and the driver was taken by ambulance to CIC having suffered what are believed to be minor injuries. Both are from the West Cumbria area.
London road is likely to remain shut for much of the afternoon. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Witnesses are asked to contact 101.