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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