Passenger dies as car leaves A592 at Bowness-on-Windermere

A woman died when a car left the road in the Lake District.

The 68-year-old rear seat passenger of the Nissan Note was pronounced dead at the scene on the A592 at Bowness-on-Windermere on Sunday afternoon.

Her name has not yet been released, but police said she was from Buckinghamshire.

Three other people travelling in the car were taken to hospital for treatment but none was seriously hurt. No other vehicle was involved.

Cumbria Police has appealed for information about the incident at 14:51 BST close to the junction with Glebe Road.

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