Appeal issued following fatal collision on A590

Police can confirm that a man has died following a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A590 near Newby Bridge.

Police were contacted shortly before 3:30pm yesterday (21 January) with a report of a collision between a white Suzuki Alto and a coach.

The driver of the Suzuki Alto, a 41-year-old man from Kendal, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

There were no other reported injuries.

The A590 was closed between Meathop and Newby Bridge until shortly after midnight this morning (22 January).

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at, quoting incident number 128 of 21 January 2024.

You can also phone on 101.

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