Traffic was disrupted this afternoon after a bin lorry smashed into a hedge.

It happened at about 1.30pm at a roundabout near Lillyhall, Workington.

The lorry crashed into a lamp post and ended up in the bushes.

A spokesman for the police said: "We were called at 1.30pm following a report of a bin lorry having left the road and collided with a lamp post before colliding with a hedge.

"Incident occurred near the roundabout in the vicinity of the industrial estate."

No one is believed to be injured.