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Disruption on M6 Northbound continues

Lorry fire on M6 between J36 and J37 Credit: Cumbria Roads Police

One lane and the hard shoulder remains closed on the M6 Northbound between J36 (Kirkby Lonsdale) and J37 (Kendal).

They will remain closed overnight for emergency resurfacing.

This comes after a HGV burst into flames on the northbound carriageway about 1am on Wednesday 9 May.

Vehicle and debris clean up underway Credit: Highways England

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Serious collision closes M6 northbound

The scene of the crash at at J44, Carlise Credit: ITV Border

A van driver has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after their vehicle overturned on the M6 northbound carriageway at J44, near Carlisle.

The collision happened at around 8.30am this morning, Thursday 19 April.

The north and southbound carriageways were temporarily closed to allow an air ambulance to land and for the vehicle to be recovered.

The south and northbound carriageways are now fully open.

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Beast from the East causes chaos on the M6

There have been number of road traffic collisions on the M6 northbound carriageway between J38 and J40.

Hazardous driving conditions because of snow and ice on the road meant that only one lane was open between J38 (Tebay) and J39 (Shap).

Traffic was at a standstill while police dealt with the incidents.

A jack-knifed lorry near to Southwaite Services also closed two lanes on the southbound carriageway, south of J41.

A no-injury two-vehicle collision also closed the M6 southbound at Kendal, which involved two wagons.

Motorists are warned not to travel unless absolutely necessary as driving conditions remain hazardous.

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