Drivers are being warned they face disruption on one of Cumbria's main roads today.
Police say a slow moving abnormal load will be moving west across the A66 towards junction 40 of the M6 at Penrith between 11am and 3pm.
They say motorists travelling along the route at this time should plan extra time for their journeys.
The A686 Hartside Pass road has been blocked by snow, and is impassable between Alston and Melmerby.
The incident was reported just before 9am this morning.
A number of important roads in the county, including the M6 motorway, have been affected by the bad weather.Read the full story ›
Four fire engines are at the scene of the crash, and the B7072 remains closed near Springwells.Read the full story ›
Police have closed Bridge Street in Carlisle, while they deal with a collision.
Emergency services were called at 2:54pm to a two-vehicle crash, and are still at the scene.
The road leading to Hardwicke Circus has been closed, and drivers are urged to avoid the area.
A lorry driver is in a critical condition following a crash which has closed the M6 north of Carlisle.
It is believed the 73-year-old driver from North Yorkshire suffered a heart attack prior to the crash.
The accident at 10.04am today saw a hay lorry hit the central reservation and the driver was given CPR at the scene and regained a heartbeat before being rushed to the Cumberland Infirmary.
The Great North Air Ambulance landed on the motorway and its paramedic was able to accompany the lorry driver to hospital by road.
The northbound carriageways remains closed north of junction 44 on the M6 with significant delays for traffic which is being diverted on to an alternative route.
Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact police on 101 and ask to speak to PC 747 Euan Stitt.
A 48-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a heart attack beside a busy road in South Cumbria.
Ambulance crew at the scene carried out CPR at the roadside and were able to restart his heart.
The A591 was closed in the Keldwyth Drive area, Windermere, to allow the emergency services to attend the scene which caused significant delays to rush hour traffic in the town.
Great North Air Ambulance were able to attend after landing at a nearby school and take the pedestrian to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle within 20 minutes.
Two main roads in the Scottish Borders have been closed by snow this morning.
Scottish Borders Council say the A699 route from Selkirk to St Boswells and the A708 between Selkirk and Moffat are shut.
One of the main routes through southern Scotland is closed this morning.
Police Scotland say the A7 is shut in High Street, Langholm due to an 'ongoing incident'.
Motorists in Carlisle are facing major disruption this morning after a crash on the city's bypass.
The collision happened at around 7:20am between Burgh Road and Dukes Drive on the A689 and involved a car and tanker.
The road is closed and diversions are in place, taking motorists through the city.