Cumbria Police investigating collision on A6 at Heversham after man dies

A MAN in his 20s has died following a crash on the A6 at Heversham.

Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred this morning (June 24) on the A6 are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Cumbria Police was called at 8.12am to a report of a road traffic collision involving a white 125cc Honda motorbike and a white Ford panel van.

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The rider of the bike, a man in his 20s and from the Milnthorpe area, died at the scene of the collision.

His family is being supported by a Family Liaison Officer.

The driver of the van was uninjured.

A force spokesman said: “Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnesses the collision or the moments leading up to it.

 “They would also like to hear from anyone who has dashcam and was in the area.

 “You can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit

“You can also phone on 101.

“Always call 999 in an emergency.”

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