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Kendal woman, 64, arrested over elderly biker's death

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A 64-year-old woman has been arrested over the death of a motorcyclist in his 70s in Cumbria.

The biker died after he was in collision with a Peugeot car at Plantation Bridge in Kendal on Monday.

Police said the elderly man, who has not yet been named, died at the scene, despite efforts to revive him.

A Cumbria force spokeswoman said the 64-year-old driver, who is from the Kendal area, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

An appeal for witnesses has been made.

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