A 23-YEAR-OLD man has escaped injury after a crash on the M6 near Carlisle.

The incident occurred near junction 44 at about 1.55pm on Monday.

A spokesman from Cumbria Police said: "The driver of a Seat Leon, from Fife, was involved in a one-vehicle road traffic collision.

"There were no reported injuries."

The road was briefly closed while police attended the scene.