A collision on the A66 is causing delays for road users.

The A66 Westbound at Kemplay Bank Roundabout, Penrith, is currently blocked.

The blockage is believed to have been caused by a collision before the roundabout.

Queues are being reported, and drivers should avoid the area if possible.


A Cumbria Police spokesperson said: "Police were contacted at 3:26pm to a report of a two-vehicle collision on the A66 Westbound, at Kemplay Bank Roundabout.

"Involved in the collision was a BMW XL and a Ford panel van.

"The driver of the BMW, was checked over by NWAS at the scene. The driver of the Ford reported no injuries."

The incident has been handled, and the road is now clear.