Whinlatter Pass closed for ‘some time’ due to crash between Lorton and Braithwaite

Whinlatter Pass is closed and is set to remain closed for ‘some time’.

This is due to a crash which took place between Lorton and Braithwaite this afternoon (March 26). Emergency services, including Cumbria Police, are at the scene.

They were called to a road traffic collision and put the road closure in place. Officers have advised that the road will likely remain closed ‘for some time’.

Members of the public are being asked to avoid the area.

A spokesperson for Cumbria Police said: “Cumbria Police and other agencies are currently dealing with an RTC at Whinlatter pass. The road is currently closed between Lorton and Braithwaite. The road will likely be closed for some time. Please avoid the area.”

Lancs Live – Cumbria