POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M6 northbound carriageway at Kendal yesterday at around 11:15 am.

The collision involved a red Renault Megane and a blue Scania Artic HGV, both were travelling northbound at the time, just prior to junction 37.

The driver of the Renault Megane was pronounced dead at the scene by the police. Officers have said at this time the driver of the Megane has not be 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.

Police would like to thank motorists who were in the area at the time of the incident for their patience while an investigation went underway.