Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash on the M6 northbound carriageway at Kendal.

The collision involved a red Renault Megane and a blue Scania Artic HGV, both were travelling northbound at about 11.15am yesterday, just before junction 37.

The driver of the Renault Megane was pronounced dead at the scene by police. Officers have said that the driver of the Megane has not yet been formally identified.

However, specially trained officers are working with a family from outside the Cumbria area.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC1714 Docker of Cumbria Police Mobile Support Group on 101.