Family Pay Tributes After Man Dies Following Collision

The family of a 50-year-old man from the Carlisle area have pay tribute to him after died following a road collision.

The collision involving a white Mercedes A45, a blue BMW 320d and a black Fiat Punto occurred as all three vehicles were travelling in the direction of the city centre.

The incident took place on Monday May 2 at approximately 4pm on Stanwix Bank, Carlisle.

Neil Errington, 50, of the Carlisle area, who was the driver of the white Mercedes A45, sadly died in hospital yesterday, May 12.

His family today, May 13 paid tribute, saying: “Neil was a lovely man who would help anyone he could, old or young.

“He will be missed by many.”

The driver of the BMW, a 51-year-old man from Cleator Moor, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving causing serious injury. 

He had since been released under investigation.

Collision investigation officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to get in touch.

They would also like to hear from anyone who may have dashcam or CCTV footage.

Anyone with information can report information online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it, quoting incident number 162 of 2 May.

You can also email SCIU@cumbria.police.uk with information you may have in relation to this incident or call 101.