Cumbrian road closed after HGV strikes railway bridge


A HGV has struck a railway bridge in Appleby and is blocking the road.

Police said it happened on the quiet road between Long Marton to Brampton.

A spokesman said no one had been injured but that they were not sure how long the road would be closed.

He said Network Rail had bee deployed to the scene.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

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