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The rail line in West Cumbria that was blocked after a train derailment has been re-opened. The accident happened when bad weather caused a landslide on the Cumbrian coastal line, close to Nethertown station. There is a speed restriction around the area, which could cause minor delays.
An 18-year-old man has died after he came off his 125 cc scooter in the Scottish Borders.
It happened at about 11:35 am on Saturday on a road between Ayton to Reston.
The man died at the scene.
The A591 is closed in both directions between the Pye Lane junction in Grasmere and the B5322 Back Lane junction in Legburthwaite, due to flooding and collapsed wall.
The Environment Agency has flood alerts in place for the Rivers Ehen, Calder, Irt and Esk, and also for the Upper Derwent from Seathwaite to Derwent Water. This means more flooding is possible but not imminent.
The overnight floods in the Egremont area are causing a minor delay of 10 minutes on the A595 southbound down the Cumbrian coast.
They have already caused serious problems overnight: a train derailed at 7:20am near Nethertown because of a landslide, and high floodwaters in Beckermet have left a bridge unstable in the middle of the village; Morass Road is still closed.
A595 in both directions blocked due to flooding around Hardgates Road.
A591 closed in both directions due to flooding and fallen wall between Pye Lane (Grasmere) and B5322 Back Lane (Legburthwaite)
The A7 is closed in the Scottish Borders because of flooding.
Police are warning of heavy traffic in the area.The flooding is between between B6362 Townfoot / Station Road at Stow and Buckholm Mill Brae at Galashiels. Police are directing traffic.
Eastbound partially blocked due to broken down lorry between B724 and Main Road. Police directing traffic.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a road crash which occurred about 1230 hours Wednesday 22 August on the A75 road just east of Dumfries near the Shell Service Station.
Two vehicles were involved in the collision, a VW Passat car and a Transit van and two people were taken to the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.
The roadway was blocked for a time as a result of the collision. Police are currently investigating reports of an altercation which took place after the collision and a number of people are being interviewed regarding this.
Police report that the A75 road in Dumfries and Galloway is currently blocked just east of the Shell Service Station near Collin because of a road crash. Police and emergency services are dealing with the crash and motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible. Diversions are being arranged.