The accident involved two cars and an HGV near the B6262 junction. Local diversions are in place and the police hope to have the route opened shortly. Police say they are not treating the accident as serious at this time.
Snow is causing hazardous driving conditions on the M6 at J39 (Shap).
A reduced speed limit has been set up, with matrix signs set to 50mph.
Police are advising to drive with care as there have been several accidents on the road so far this morning, 21 February.
Roads across Cumbria have been closed due to snow.
- A686 Hartside Pass is closed between Alston and Melmerby
- A66 closed between Brough and Bowes
- A5092 closed between Penny Bridge and Greenodd
Kirkstone Pass re-opened.
Several cars and an ambulance were trapped at Kirkstone pass in The Lake District after snow fell.
The ambulance was recovered this morning but a number of cars are still waiting recovery.
Police are advising motorists not to attempt to drive though the pass at the moment.
The A5087 between Rampside and Newbiggin is closed due to high sea levels and debris being washed onto road.
Three people were hurt in a collision on the pass yesterday
Langdale and Ambleside and Patterdale mountain rescue teams assisted the North West Ambulance Service at the scene after an ambulance sent to the crash became stuck in snow.
Kirkstone Pass currently remains closed. Hardknott and Wrynose Passes should also be considered closed due to dangerous road conditions.
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.
For all the latest on the roads across Cumbria you can visit Cumbria Police's Traffic Link website.
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: