Teenage motorist has been seriously injured after his car was hit by a train on a level crossing near Stranraer
The incident happened at 7.20am today, when the train ran into thick mud on the tracks. No one was injured.
An Electric car scheme has been launched in the Lake District
Motorists are warned of major disruption on the outskirts of Carlisle following a serious road traffic collision on the A6.
Police and ambulance service are at the scene close to Junction 42 of the M6 motorway following a collision between a pedestrian and a heavy goods vehicle.
Officers say the road into Carlisle will be closed for some time. Local diversions in place. Heavy traffic should use Eastern Way to access the M6 at junction 43.
The A66 is partially blocked at the A591 Keswick, in Cumbria, due to an accident involving a lorry and three cars.
The A596 in Wigton, Cumbria, has re-opened following an earlier accident.
The A596 in Wigton, Cumbria, is closed in both directions due to an accident involving a lorry and a car between Station Road and Thursby roundabout.
Traffic between Workington and Carlisle is being affected, and a diversion is in place via the A595 Roman Road.
The A6071 Carlisle Road in Brampton near Carlisle is closed in both directions due to a three vehicle crash.
A man has died in a road crash in Whitehaven.
The collision, involving one car, happened at around 2.30pm close to the Howgate Hotel.
Cumbria Police say the man, who is believed to be local and in his seventies, collided with a wall and was pronounced dead at West Cumberland Hospital.
Police are appealing for witnesses to contact PC Mark Ormerod in Cumbria Constabulary’s Roads Policing Unit on 101.
Arthuret Road in Longtown, Cumbria, has re-opened.
The road was closed after a tractor carrying a load of manure overturned, causing around 100 yards of the A7 to be covered in dung.
A tractor carrying a load of manure has overturned in Longtown, Cumbria, covering the road in manure.
Arthuret Road is closed in both directions whilst the manure is cleaned up.
Delays of up to 30 minutes on First Transpennine Express between Preston and Carlisle due to over running engineering works between Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District.
There is no current estimate for when a normal service will resume.
Carlisle United v MK Dons football match at Brunton Park. Kick off is at 3pm. Warning of extra traffic on Warwick Road, Victoria Place and the M6 at J43 until 6pm.