Maryport man dies and three injured in car crash

A driver has died and three passengers are in hospital with serious injuries after a car crashed into a tree.

The Ford Fiesta crashed at about 03:00 BST on Scaw Road in High Harrington on Sunday, Cumbria Police said.

Cumbria Police said Conor Brannon, 23, from Maryport, died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle from his injuries.

A spokesman said a 20-year-old woman from Scotland remained in a critical condition, also at the RVI.

Another man from Maryport is in West Cumberland Hospital with serious injuries while a man from Salterbeck is in a similar condition at Cumberland Infirmary.

A fourth passenger, a man from Maryport, has been discharged from hospital.

Police are appealing for information.

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