Pictures show aftermath of shocking crash on the A1

Pictures have shown the shocking aftermath of a crash on the A1 which left the road closed for hours. Emergency services were called at around 12.53pm to the crash on the A1 Great North Road southbound, Long Bennington, where three vehicles crashed including a lorry – which went into the central reservation and then into a ditch. One man was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road was closed in both directions while recovery took place – but the northbound carriageway has since opened.

Pictures of the crash appear to show crumpled cars and a smashed lorry, with debris on the ground. A Lincolnshire Police spokeswoman said: “We were called to a three vehicle collision on the A1 Great North Road, Long Bennington. This was reported at 12.53pm.

This section of road was closed in both directions.

The northbound carriageway has opened.

Pictures show aftermath of shocking crash on the A1

“One man has been taken to QMC.

He is not seriously injured.”

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