An inquest has been formally opened into the dying of a married lady from south Cumbria who died in hospital two days earlier than Christmas following a automobile accident.

Police have appealed for anybody with data to contact them following a tragic collision between two automobiles which occurred on the A6070 close to Burton-in-Kendal at round 10.30am on December 17. It concerned a Skoda Roomster and a Mercedes Sprinter van.

Emergency providers attended the scene and 41-year-old Skoda passenger Helen Wolfendale, from Holme, was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital. She sadly handed away six days later, on December 23.

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The motive force of the Skoda, her 43-year-old husband, was additionally airlifted to hospital in Preston after the collision and police stated on the time that she was in “crucial” situation. A Cumbria Police spokesman in the present day confirmed he’s now not in crucial situation however stays in hospital. Two kids beneath the age of 10 within the automobile have been barely injured.

An inquest into Mrs Wolfendale’s dying was opened in Cockermouth this morning (Tuesday) by Margaret Taylor, Deputy Coroner for Cumbria.

Ms Taylor confirmed that Ms Wolfendale was married on the time of her dying and her occupation was that of a pc technician.

“The transient circumstances of this case are that Helen was the entrance passenger, together with her husband and two kids, touring south on the A6070 away from Burton in Kendal, Cumbria,” the deputy coroner famous. “The automobile they have been driving in had misplaced management and hit one other automobile touring in the other way.

“The purpose of influence on the automobile was the entrance passenger door the place Helen was seated. Emergency providers attended the scene and Helen was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital the place she was handled for severe inside accidents and sadly died six days later.

“Given the circumstances of Ms Wolfendale’s dying, will probably be crucial for there to be an inquest.”

Ms Taylor adjourned the listening to pending additional inquiries on a provisional resumption date of June 20.

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