Southport Lorry driver dies after eight vehicle pile-up on M6 motorway in Cumbria February 25th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Southport Lorry driver dies after eight vehicle pile-up on M6 motorway in Cumbria Two people have died in an eight vehicle crash on the M6 motorway through Cumbria. Heavy goods vehicles, vans and a car were in collision on the M6 northbound, just after Burton services, between junction 35 and junction 36, at about 8.15am. More than 20 emergency vehicles were still at the scene at 12noon. Those who died were a lorry driver from the Southport area, and the driver of a heavy goods vehicle towing a trailer. All casualties have been taken to hospital by land or air ambulance. The northbound carriageway remains closed while the scene is cleared. A rolling road block was implemented on the northbound carriageway from junction 34. Drivers were advised to use alternative routes wherever possible. The M6 south at junction 36 was temporarily closed to allow air ambulances to land. Cumbria’s roads policing unit and collision investigators are at scene. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!