One person has died and another is seriously injured after a collision on the M6 southbound in Cumbria.
It happened between J38 (Tebay) to J37 (Killington Lake). Emergency services are at the scene and diversions are in place.
The road is expected to remain closed for several hours.
M6 SB CLOSED J38-J37 RTC.SB traffic use J39 and A6 to Kendal re joining M6 at J36.Will be closed for several hours.
Patrick McLoughlin said his thoughts are with the family of Adam Gibb, who died, and his colleague who was injured, while working on the M6.
The family of Adam Gibb, the Highways England worker killed on the M6 in Cumbria, have paid tribute to him.