Cumbria Crack

Family pay tribute to man who died in A66 Stainburn collision

Danny Bancroft with his wife Sarah and daughter Fern

The family of a man who died in a collision on the A66 on Sunday (19th May), have paid tribute to him, saying he was “was a great dad and would have done anything for anyone”.

Daniel Bancroft, 37, from Cockermouth died following a collision that occurred on the A66 Stainburn Bypass, at around 3:30am on Sunday morning.

In a tribute issued through police, Daniel’s wife Sarah said: “Danny was a great Dad to our daughter Fern. He was my soul mate and would have done anything for anyone”.

Police continue to appeal for any witnesses to contact PC 2344 Ross on 101, or call CrimeStoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Police would still like to speak to the driver of a white taxi, as a potential witness, who was seen in the area at the time of the incident.

A JustGiving page has been set up to help towards funeral costs, you can make a donation here.