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A683 blocked after HGV crashes into telegraph poles

The road is blocked by the vehicle Credit: Cumbria Roads Police

The A683 was blocked in both directions for more than four hours after a lorry crashed into a number of telegraph poles near Middleton Bridge.

Between Kirkby Lonsdale and Lane Ends, the road is closed to heavy vehicles.

The lorry has now been removed and the road has re-opened.

The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Overturned wagon blocks M6 southbound

An overturned wagon on the M6 blocked all three lanes of the southbound carriageway on Thursday 4 January, causing severe delays for up to 10 hours.

It happened just after 11am between junctions 37 and 36 (south of Killington services).

Traffic was diverted through the A6 to Kendal until the road was re-opened at 10pm.

Cumbria Roads Police reported there were no injuries.

Credit: Cumbria Roads Police
Credit: Cumbria Roads Police
Credit: Cumbria Roads Police


Overturned lorry at Junction 38 on M6 Cumbria

An overturned lorry at junction 38 (Tebay), on the M6 in Cumbria, is causing severe delays.

The lorry, which was carrying a load of refrigerated goods, overturned at 2am.

Two lanes have been closed between junctions 38 and 39, but lane three is now open.

Drivers can expect long delays as traffic is just beginning to filter through.

Police have advised that any abnormal loads will have to be held at the service area.


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