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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.