A66 could be closed for another two hours

Cumbria Police say the A66 could be closed until 4 pm. It's been shut while recovery work takes place following a head on crash between two lorries. Both drivers suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to hospital.

Great North Air Ambulance
The two HGV drivers were airlifted to hospital Credit: GNAA

The stretch of the A66 between Penrith and Appleby is currently closed. Diversions are in place.


A66 crash

Part of A66 shut following crash