TRAFFIC is easing on the A590 at Sedgwick after an accident happened this afternoon in the section between Brettargh Holt roundabout and the M6. 

An INRIX traffic update published on the Cumbria Police traffic website states: "Traffic easing, earlier accident on A590 southbound from A591 (Brettargh Holt Roundabout, Sedgwick) to M6 J36 (Kirkby Lonsdale, Crooklands). 

The incident was first reported at 12.53pm today.