Emergency services were called to an accident on the A6 at Burneside, between Kendal and Shap.
The road has now been re-opened.
The family of a man who died in a collision on the A6 motorway on Monday have paid tribute to "a family man" who "would give you his last penny."
42-year-old Paul Ross was killed in a road traffic collision whilst travelling home to the North East after finishing work.
A statement from Mr Ross' family reads as follows:
The A6 is closed in both directions near Wickersgill in Cumbria, due to a three vehicle accident at Hucks Brow.
The accident is affecting traffic between Shap and Kendal.
Police are advising motorists to travel via the M6.