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There are traffic delays on the M6 following a three-vehicle road traffic collision on the southbound carriageway near Penrith.
Police were called to the scene just before 1pm today, Friday 21 July. The air ambulance service had to be called.
More details to follow.
- UPDATE: One woman has been air lifted to the James Cook hospital in Middlesbrough. She is described as being in a stable condition.
A road accident on the M6, north of Junction 43 and Junction 44 in Carlisle, is causing major delays on the motorway.
Paramedics are at the scene, although not serious injuries are believed to have occurred.
Lane three has been blocked.
Part of the A590, Lightburn road in Ulverston is closed due to long-term roadworks and junction improvements.
It is closed both ways at Daltongate.
Closure is expected until the 20th of August this year.
The A701 has reopened at Beattock following a late night incident involving an overturned tanker.
Emergency services were called to the crash at the junction with the B7076 to Johnstonebridge and Lockerbie.
The articulated tanker overturned and landed on its side but the driver is thought to have suffered only shock and bruising.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service personnel, ambulance staff and police were called to the scene but there was no leakage from the tanker which is believed to be loaded with a powder.
Diversions were set up on both sides of the crash scene and the road was closed for much of the night.
Three lanes of the M6 northbound between J43 and J44 are now clear.
This is following delays and a blockage on the route earlier today due to an overturned lorry.
Train passengers in Cumbria are facing disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend with another day of industrial action.
The RMT union has called its latest 24-hour walkout today in an on-going dispute over Northern's plans to change the role of train guards.
Services along the Cumbrian coast and between Carlisle and the north east are expected to be affected.
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The M6 southbound is currently closed at junction 38 due to an accident.
Police say bad weather is affecting driving conditions.
The M6 s/bound currently closed at J38 following a road traffic collision. Weather conditions inc sleet are affecting driving conditions
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