Delays for Lakes-bound motorists after vehicle fire on M6

A lane has been closed on the M6 in Penrith this morning (Tuesday, June 8), leading to delays for those travelling to the Lake District.

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 7:50 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 7:52 am
Traffic officers have closed a lane on the northbound carriageway, between junctions 40 (Penrith) and 41 (Wigton), due to a vehicle fire

Traffic officers have closed one lane on the northbound carriageway, between junctions 40 (Penrith) and 41 (Wigton), due to a vehicle fire.

Fire crews are at the scene and Highways England is warning of possible delays until 8.15am.

No injuries have been reported at this stage.

The incident is likely to cause some delays for those heading to Keswick, Ullswater and other popular spots in the North Lakes.

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