Cumbria

Aspatria man, 87, dies weeks after A596 crash

A man has died in hospital almost two weeks after he was seriously injured in a crash in Cumbria.

The 87-year-old man, from the Aspatria area, was driving a Toyota Yaris which collided with a BMW car on 4 June.

He was taken to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary, but has since died, officers said. Police have not yet released his name.

Cumbria Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses to the incident, which happened on the A596 near Scales.

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