Pedestrian collides with HGV near Carlisle

Emergency services at the crash scene on the A6 near Carlisle Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious road traffic collision which happened on the A6 near Carlisle. A pedestrian has been air-lifted to hospital after colliding with a heavy goods vehicle.

The road into the city has been closed with diversions in place. Motorists are warned of major disruption.