Man dies following A590 collision


Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses following a road traffic collision which occurred on the A590 near Levens and Gilpin Bridge on Saturday 23rd April at approximately 11pm.

A Renault Clio has been involved in a collision with a pedestrian who was taken to Preston Hospital.

On the 27th April the pedestrian a 70-year-old man from the local area sadly died whilst still in hospital. Specially trained officers are in contact with the family and a fatal collision investigation has been commenced.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at 11pm on that night who may have seen a Renault Clio or anyone walking near the A590.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at, quoting incident number 267 of 23rd April 2022. You can also phone on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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