Woman dies in M6 accident

The M6 was shut southbound between junctions 41 and 40 in Cumbria
The M6 was shut southbound between junctions 41 and 40 in Cumbria

A woman died in an smash which closed a section of the M6 on Saturday.

The southbound carriage of the motorway was shut between junctions 41 (Wigton) and 40 (Penrith) in Cumbria after the incident involving a single vehicle, shortly before noon.

Further details are expected to released later.