THE A66 was closed for three hours on Tuesday after a crash at Embleton.

The road was closed between Cockermouth and Keswick following the incident, which involved a motorcycle and a car at about 12.50pm.

Drivers were diverted from the Cockermouth A66 roundabout along the A595 to Bothel and then along the A591 to Keswick, while emergency services attended the scene.

No details have been released regarding any injuries.