A66 blocked by lorry- ‘Traffic is slow’

Traffic is building up on the A66 as a lorry blocks a lane.

From about 8.30am one lane at Penrith has been blocked on the westbound side of the main route.

Most of the disruption will be in the area of Kemplay Bank Roundabout.

A spokesman for the police said: “One lane is blocked and traffic is slow due to broken down lorry on A66 Westbound before A686 Carleton Avenue.