LIVE A66 traffic updates as ‘serious crash’ shuts road near Keswick and two air ambulances land

Two air ambulances have landed and a busy road is closed after a “serious” crash.

Emergency services are at the scene on the A66 in Cumbria this morning (March 1). The road is closed in both directions between the B5291 (Dubwath) and the A591 (Keswick).

National Highways said road users ‘are being diverted locally’ and warned motorists to expect delays. Great North Air Ambulance said two of their aircrafts were called to the incident at 9.12am.

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Lancs Live – Cumbria