Cumbria

Scott Daniel Gibson dies in A590 collision with police van

A motorcyclist died in a collision with a police van in Cumbria on Friday.

Scott Daniel Gibson, 23, from Barrow-in-Furness, died at the scene of the crash on the A590 between Melton and Lindal at 22:30 BST.

Cumbria Police has referred the matter to the force's professional standards department and the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

A female officer who was driving the van was taken to Furness General Hospital suffering from shock.

Chief Insp David Bosson said a "thorough, transparent" investigation would take place into the "tragic death".

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