Cumbria Weather Causes major disruption

A number of roads continue to affected in parts of Cumbria following last night’s weather conditions.

The M6 Southbound remains passible on the hard shoulder and lane one following a one vehicle road traffic collision where a HGV was blown over. The driver was male and was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary with minor injuries. The road will temporarily be closed later today as the recovery of the HGV is completed.

The A6 between Hackthorpe and Shap remains closed following a fallen tree.

Inkerman Terrace in Whitehaven has reopened following the road’s closure after a tree fell into the road.

The A595 at Moota has reopened following its closure after a roof was blown off the former Moota Hotel.

Police dealt with over 60 weather-related incidents last night

Police would like to thank everyone for their patience and ask that motorists continue to drive carefully.

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