Overturned lorry on M6

An overturned lorry on the M6 between Shap and Tebay in Cumbria caused severe delays. The road is now clear.

Full Report: Overturned lorry on M6 Cumbria

Two lanes of the M6 Motorway were closed for more than twelve hours today, causing long tailbacks and delays for thousands of drivers.

It happened after a lorry overturned in the early hours of the morning.

The 74-year-old driver of the vehicle is being treated in hospital following the accident.

Emergency services have spent the day clearing up.

Watch Andy Burn's report below.

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Overturned lorry at Junction 38 on M6 Cumbria

An overturned lorry at junction 38 (Tebay), on the M6 in Cumbria, is causing severe delays.

The lorry, which was carrying a load of refrigerated goods, overturned at 2am.

Two lanes have been closed between junctions 38 and 39, but lane three is now open.

Drivers can expect long delays as traffic is just beginning to filter through.

Police have advised that any abnormal loads will have to be held at the service area.