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Overturned lorry on the M6 cleared

The incident happened on the M6 Southbound Credit: PA

All lanes on the M6 are now open and traffic has returned to normal following the closure of two lanes due to an overturned lorry.

The incident happened on the M6 Southbound between J40 A66 (Penrith) and J39 B6261 (Shap). Damaged barriers have also been repaired.

The straw that broke the tractor's back

The overturned tractor on the Kingmoor park roundabout Credit: ITV News Border

A trailer carrying a trailer load of hay overturned on a roundabout, blocking Carlisle city bypass.

The overturned tractor and trailer partially blocked the roundabout Credit: ITV News Border

The accident happened on the A689 Carlisle city bypass at Kingmoor Park roundabout.

The overturned tractor Credit: ITV News Border
Work begins to clean up the hay Credit: ITV News Border
Overturned tractor Credit: ITV News Border

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