Portable loos blocking part of M6 after lorry sheds load

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A LORRY has shed its load of portable toilets which are now blocking part of the M6.

One lane of the southbound motorway has been closed between Kendal (J37) and Tebay (J38).

Matrix sign are currently set to 50mph. Two lanes are still open and traffic is 'coping well', according to traffic police.

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2:11pm Tue 20 May 14

ELBEAN says...

'Between J38 and J37' surely?
'Between J38 and J37' surely? ELBEAN
  • Score: -23

8:11pm Tue 20 May 14

Kentish Man says...

I suppose it was too much trouble to drop them off around the Lakes.
I suppose it was too much trouble to drop them off around the Lakes. Kentish Man
  • Score: -25

8:46am Wed 21 May 14

KendalSmithy says...

"The police are baffled as they have nothing to go on."
(Courtesy a caller to Radio Cumbria)
"The police are baffled as they have nothing to go on." (Courtesy a caller to Radio Cumbria) KendalSmithy
  • Score: -16

5:35pm Wed 21 May 14

dancer58 says...

The lorry carrying them hit a hole in the road.... Police are looking into it
The lorry carrying them hit a hole in the road.... Police are looking into it dancer58
  • Score: -22

1:17am Thu 22 May 14

Cumbdancing says...

Somebody should have called a head?
Somebody should have called a head? Cumbdancing
  • Score: -25

5:08am Thu 22 May 14

Grumpyoldbiker says...

Police are requesting drivers on the other carriageway not to look over to see what is going on. They do not want them to loose control of their own vehicle.
Police are requesting drivers on the other carriageway not to look over to see what is going on. They do not want them to loose control of their own vehicle. Grumpyoldbiker
  • Score: -23

8:27am Thu 22 May 14

KendalSmithy says...

The police continue to be baffled. They say the reason for this accident is still e-loo-ding them.
The police continue to be baffled. They say the reason for this accident is still e-loo-ding them. KendalSmithy
  • Score: -20

10:36am Thu 22 May 14

Lakesbloke says...

Other motorists were concerned about being wiped out by the lorry
Other motorists were concerned about being wiped out by the lorry Lakesbloke
  • Score: -20

5:22pm Thu 22 May 14

lakesailor says...

There are skid marks all over the road
There are skid marks all over the road lakesailor
  • Score: -12

5:47pm Thu 22 May 14

KendalSmithy says...

The police, who are still baffled, did go to great pains to apologise to passing drivers for the inconvenience caused.
The police, who are still baffled, did go to great pains to apologise to passing drivers for the inconvenience caused. KendalSmithy
  • Score: -14

9:43pm Thu 22 May 14

dancer58 says...

**** happens
**** happens dancer58
  • Score: -12

10:41pm Thu 22 May 14

KendalSmithy says...

The police are even more baffled - it's now their 'number one' priority.
The police are even more baffled - it's now their 'number one' priority. KendalSmithy
  • Score: -13

4:52pm Fri 23 May 14

jazzactivist says...

Is this a loo roll?
Is this a loo roll? jazzactivist
  • Score: -8

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