Police are investigating a road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 3am on Monday 30th August on the A5093 at The Green, Millom.
A red Vauxhall Astra has been involved in a collision with a tree leaving the driver with serious injuries.
The driver, a man in his 30s from Broughton in Furness was initially taken to Furness General Hospital but has since been transferred to Royal Preston Hospital.
Officers are seeking witnesses who saw a black Vauxhall Astra in the area during the night to make contact.
Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit, quoting incident number 41 of 30th August 2021. You can also phone on 101.
Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.