Reports of crashes on diversion routes following serious collision involving combine harvester and four cars on A1

Motorists are facing delays on two diversion routes in place after a serious crash which has closed the A1 following reports of two more collisions.

Thursday, 29th August 2019, 14:12 pm
Reports of crashes on the A697 and another on the B6341.

There are reports than a lorry has overturned on the B6341 and another road traffic collision has taken place on the A697 – both diversion routes following the closure of the A1 northbound.

Diversion routes are in place after both carriageways on the A1 were closed following the crash.

One lane of the northbound carriageway has now been reopened but there are long traffic delays in the region.

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Highways England tweeted: “We have received information that there is an RTC on the A697 and another on the B6341.

“The northbound carriageway is now open with a lane 2 closure in place. The southbound remains closed.”