Fatal Collision At Longtown Cumbria Police Appeal For Information

Cumbria Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision.

The incident occurred on Friday December 30 on Netherby Road North, Longtown shortly after 11:15pm and Police, Fire and Ambulance services all attended the scene.

The collision involved a Mini Cooper S and an Audi A4.

The driver of the Mini Cooper, 23-year-old Reece Cowan from Longtown, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the Audi, a man in his 50’s from Longtown from was taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle with minor injuries. He has since been discharged.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it or anyone with dashcam footage of the vehicles driving that day or the collision.

Police would also like to identify and speak to two male cyclists who were seen at the scene, but left before police arrived, to assist with enquires.

Anyone with information is asked to report it online via http://www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit quoting incident number 209 of December 30 2022.

You can also phone on 101.