Coroner demands action over dangerous road after fatal accident involving HGV


A coroner has warned that there is a risk of more deaths on an unlit stretch of the A66 in Cumbria, after a motorist died when he struck an HGV at 75mph. Craig Smith, assistant coroner, has written to National Highways and Cumbria County Council urging them to take action after Stephen Cloudsdale collided with a lorry attempting to turn right onto the westbound carriageway opposite the Stainmore Café. Accident investigators found there is no lighting on the stretch of […]