A596 Closed At Thursby Roundabout Following Collision

The A596 Westbound, at Thursby roundabout towards Micklethwaite, at the junction for Whinhow, is closed following a serious road traffic collision. 

Police were called at 5:32am today, August 21 to the report of a serious, road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a Ford Tourneo

Police, and Ambulance attended the scene.

The road is to remain closed for the foreseeable future whilst the road is made safe and enquiries are conducted.

Congestion is being experienced in and around the area. Drivers are asked to plan their routes accordingly.

Anyone with information relating to the incident or dashcam footage is asked to contact police via www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it.

The incident reference to include with any report is, log 53 of August 21.

You can also call 101.

To report information completely anonymously, contact independent charity, CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.