Pedestrian hit by car near Keswick on Boxing Day dies

An elderly pedestrian has died more than five weeks after he was hit by a car in Cumbria.

The 74-year-old was injured on Boxing Day when he was struck by a Skoda on the A591, at Bracken Rigg, near Keswick.

He was taken to Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle but has since died. Further details of his identity have not yet been released.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident at about 18:00 GMT.

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