Emergency services on A683 as huge hole opens up near Kirkby Londale

Motorists have been issued a warning after a huge hole opened up in the middle of a road this morning (May 27).

Emergency services were called to the scene, near Kirkby Lonsdale following reports there was damage to the carriageway. Part of the A683 has been forced to close while repairs are made.

Drivers have been told to avoid Devil's Bridge. While the closure is between Devil's Bridge and the A65, the A65 is currently unaffected.

Westmorland and Furness Highways are in attendance, as are United Utilities.

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A spokesperson for cumbria-police>Cumbria Police said: "Collapsed road. No entry to A683 from Kirkby Lonsdale. Please avoid Devil's bridge.

"The closure is between Devil's Bridge and the A65. The A65 is unaffected. United Utilities and Westmorland and Furness Highways are on scene."