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A595 closed

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The A595 between Cockermouth Papcastle roundabout and Carlisle Thursby roundabout is closed. The major commuting route has been closed due to heavy rainfall to allow the highways agency to resolve the issue.

Cumbria Police have asked for motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area and use alternative routes cautiously due to small floods and heavy traffic on minor roads throughout West Cumbria.

ROAD CLOSURE: A66 near Braithwaite after 4 car collision

ROAD CLOSURE: A66 near Braithwaite Credit: ITV Border

Emergency services are dealing with a road traffic collision on the A66 near Braithwaite.

Police were called at 14.58pm today following a four vehicle collision.

The road has been closed on the A66 in both directions close to Braithwaite.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

Visit the traffic link map to keep up to date with the latest situation on the roads.

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Serious crash closes A66 between M6 and Brough

The A66 is closed between the M6 and Brough due to a serious accident at Crackenthorpe.

Police were called to the scene at around 5.10pm after a two vehicle collision.

The road is closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

The road is expected to be closed for several hours for accident investigation work.

Carlisle road closed after lorry sheds load

Parkhouse Road in Kingstown, Carlisle, has been closed after an HGV shed its load.

Access to Kingstown Retail Park is still available via Kingstown Broadway.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and seek alternative routes. The road is expected to be closed for some time.

Police were called at 10.23am today (19 May) following the incident.

Keep up to date with traffic issues at www.cumbria.police.uk/traffic.

Man crushed by car in Ambleside

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A man has been severely injured after being crushed between a car and a wall in Ambleside this morning.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called to the scene in the middle of the town, where paramedics treated the 48-year-old from Cambridge.

He had sustained serious chest injuries and was flown to Preston, where his condition was stable upon arrival.

Police warned drivers this morning that traffic disruption was to be expected on the the A591 at Market Place.

A591 closed following collision

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The A591 at Market Place in Ambleside is closed as emergency services deal with a road traffic collision.

Police were called at 10:13am today following a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Serious congestion is expected, especially to those travelling southbound, and motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

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A7 closed following serious collision

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Police in the Borders are attending a serious road traffic collision near Galashiels involving a motorcycle and a car.

The incident occurred on the A7, around four miles north of the town, at around 8am this morning. The road has been closed in both directions and diversions are in place.

A 50-year-old man is said to have suffered serious injuries and is currently being cared for by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

A592 closed due to roadworks

The A592 is closed due to roadworks Credit: PA

Police are reminding motorists of ongoing roadworks which have closed the A592.

The road will be closed in both directions on Monday 26th January, Wednesday 28th January and Thursday 29th January between 7.30am and 5.30pm.

The road will be open on Tuesday 27th January where temporary traffic lights will be in place.

Police advise motorists to avoid the area and seek alternative routes.

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