THE family of the 22-year-old man who died in a collision on the A590 has paid tribute to him. 

Matthew Brown of Swarthmoor, near Ulverston, was a passenger in a blue Kia Ceed when it crashed on the A590 in the early hours of Wednesday. 

Police were called to the one-vehicle collision on the bridge between Haverthwaite and Backbarrow, at approximately 1.10am.

Matthew’s family has said:

“Matthew was a loving son, grandson and brother. He was also a very devoted father, stepfather and family man. He will be very sadly missed by everyone who knew him.”

The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year-old woman, was taken to the Furness General Hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has any information which may assist police is urged to contact PC 563 on 101, referencing incident 5 of 27 November 2019.