The B5305 at Doctors Brow has been closed whilst a HGV is recovered from a ditch.
The incident was reported to the police at 9.21am.
Nobody was hurt.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area at this time.
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It's been a day of disruption for hundreds of train passengers on both sides of the border.
Services on the West Coast mainline were severely disrupted after two freight trains collided just north of Penrith yesterday afternoon.
Replacement buses have been running for much of the day, as Katie Hunter reports:
The West Coast Mainline between Carlisle and Penrith is due to reopen this afternoon after two freight trains collided yesterday afternoon.
One of the drivers was injured.
Hundreds of passengers faced disruption, as Katie Hunter reports
The rail line which was closed after a freight train derailed is due to re-open at 1pm.
A bus replacement service is currently in place to take passengers between Carlisle and Penrith.
Engineers are assessing railway track just north of Penrith after a train derailment.
Hundreds of commuters experienced delays this morning due to the line being closed.
It is expected to remain closed for the rest of the day.
Hundreds of commuters are experiencing travel disruption after a freight train derailment near Penrith. Buses are replacing trains between Carlisle and Penrith.
Cumbria Police are currently transporting a ship's rudder from Burton Services on the M6 to Barrow.
They warn this may lead to delays for motorists.
It is classed as an ‘abnormal load’ due to its width and although it will travel at normal road speeds, its size may cause some traffic disruption.
It will be travelling from Burton Services on the M6 Northbound and leaving the motorway at J36.
It will then head west on the A590 towards Barrow, where it is expected to arrive between 12pm and 12:30pm.
Drivers are asked to allow time for their journeys, and police would like to thank them in advance for their patience.