A man died and three people, including a nine-year-old child, were hurt in a collision between three cars.
The 42-year-old man from West Cumbria was driving a Renault Clio which was in collision with a Citroen C3 and A Class Mercedes on the A66 at Thornthwaite, Keswick, on Friday.
An 18-year-old West Cumbria man and a 56-year-old Cheshire woman were flown to hospital with serious injuries.
The child is in a stable condition at Cumberland Infirmary.
The red Citroen C3 was being driven by a 40-year-old woman and the green Mercedes by a 56-year-old man from Cheshire.