Lancashire motorcyclist killed in collision with car on A6 near Shap prompting police appeal

A motorcyclist from the Lancashire area was killed following a collision with a car near Shap.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 4th April 2022, 1:18 pm
Updated Monday, 4th April 2022, 2:39 pm

Two motorcycles and a grey Peugeot 2008 collided on the A6 at the Edge Brow junction on Sunday afternoon (April 3).

One of the motorcyclists – a man in his 50s from the Lancashire area – was declared dead at the scene.

The second motorcyclist – also in his 50s and from the Lancashire area – was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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He remained in a stable condition in hospital on Monday morning (April 4), police said.

Officers investigating the collision urged anyone who saw the crash – or the moments leading up to it – to get in touch.

They would also like to talk to hear from anyone who has dashcam footage.

A motorcyclist from the Lancashire area was killed following on the M6 at the Edge Brow junction. (Credit: Google)

Anyone with information can call 101 or visit, quoting incident number 118 of April 3.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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