Serious collision closes M6 northbound

The scene of the crash at at J44, Carlise Credit: ITV Border

A van driver has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after their vehicle overturned on the M6 northbound carriageway at J44, near Carlisle.

The collision happened at around 8.30am this morning, Thursday 19 April.

The north and southbound carriageways were temporarily closed to allow an air ambulance to land and for the vehicle to be recovered.

The south and northbound carriageways are now fully open.

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