Ice causes traffic chaos

Police across the Border region have been dealing with a number of accidents due to icy conditions on the roads.

In Dumfries and Galloway, police are warning of ice after a gritter lorry slid off the carriageway on the A76 north of Sanquhar earlier today.

In Cumbria, there have been multiple crashes including in West Cumbria and along the A66 at Temple Sowerby which is currently closed.

Other roads closed this morning include: Buttermere - Newlands Pass Eskdale - Hardknott Pass.

Gritter lorry crashes on A76 north of Sanquhar Credit: Police Scotland