Cumbria

Cumbria motorcyclist dies in A684 crash

A man has died after a motorbike and a car collided on the A684 in Cumbria.

The 48-year-old motorcyclist from Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands, died at the scene after his BMW bike and a Hyundai Amica collided at about 13:40 BST at Garsdale Head, Sedbergh.

The driver of the car, a 79-year-old man from Lincolnshire, was treated in hospital for minor injuries and is helping police with their inquiries.

A 73-year-old female passenger in the car was not injured.

The road was closed for about five hours. Cumbria Police are appealing for witnesses.

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