[P]olice are dealing with a road traffic collision on the A5087 coast road, on the road between Bardsea to Baycliffe.
Police were called today at 2:13pm, following a two vehicle road traffic collision.
A driver and a passenger have been taken to hospital.
A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 14:28 firefighters were called to a head-on road traffic collision on Coast Road, Aldingham.
“The crash was between two cars and one of the car’s engines was smoking.
“Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.”
The road at Baycliffe, at the Fisherman, will likely be closed for some time and motorists are asked to avoid the area.
Visit the traffic link map at www.cumbria.police.uk/traffic-link-map to keep up to date with the latest situation on the roads.