UPDATE: The road has now reopened.
Emergency services are currently dealing with a road traffic collision on the A596 between Crosby and Crosby Villa.
The road is closed at Crosby, Allerby junction and at the junction of Bullgill.
The road is likely to be closed for some time while collision inquiries are ongoing, please seek alternative routes.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes.
Visit the traffic link map at www.cumbria.police.uk/traffic-link-map to keep up to date with the latest situation on the roads.