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, 3:12 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.

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

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.”