Police have formally identified a man who died in a collision at Millom.
Alan Johnston, 30, of Millom, died following a collision involving two BMWs. He was driving one of the cars.
A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The collision occurred at about 11.35pm on Saturday on the A5093 at The Hill.
“Two other people injured were airlifted to the Preston Royal Infirmary
“Five other people were treated at Furness General Hospital in Barrow.
“Two of the casualties were said to be in a serious but stable condition.”
A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “At 23:41 two fire engines from Millom and Bootle attended a serious road traffic collision at The Hill, Millom.
“The incident involved two vehicles and there were two persons trapped.
“Fire service personnel made the scene safe and assisted with a total of eight casualties.
“Crews were in attendance for approximately two and a half hours.”
Officers are appealing for information about the collision. Anyone with information should contact PC 2032 Matthews on 101.