The A5086 at Cockermouth has been closed today following a serious road traffic collision.
Police said they were called at 4.27pm following a two vehicle road traffic collision near the Oakhurst roundabout.
A statement said the fire service and ambulance service are in attendance.
Police are asking all motorists to avoid the area and use alternative routes. Those in traffic are asked to remain patient.
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