Bay Gateway in Lancaster and Morecambe closed following incident

LANCASTER and MORECAMBE  31-10-16'General view of Bay Gateway sign.'Celebrations at the opening of the Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain. Local delegates were invited onto the road before it opened to traffic.
LANCASTER and MORECAMBE 31-10-16'General view of Bay Gateway sign.'Celebrations at the opening of the Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain. Local delegates were invited onto the road before it opened to traffic.

The Bay Gateway is closed in the direction of the M6 following an incident involving a lorry.

Police are in attendence and have cordoned off the road, following the incident near the Slyne/Carnforth turn off.

It is understood that the lorry has shed its load onto the road.

Traffic is being redirected along Lancaster and Morecambe Road, but this is causing severe tailbacks.

There is currently no access from the junction in Morecambe Road onto the Bay Gateway.

More to follow.