Live: A1 blocked following crash involving lorry and mobile home

A main road in Newark is currently closed after a crash involving a mobile home and heavy goods vehicle (HGV). Nottinghamshire Police reported the incident around 12.30pm on Monday, September 7. The A1 is said to be blocked to traffic heading south from North Muskham to just before the A46 interchange in Newark.

No injuries have been reported but due to the amount of damage from the collision, it may take some time to recover the vehicles. Traffic already looks to be building in the area according to Google Maps. Officers have asked drivers to avoid the area if possible.

Newark Police posted on its Facebook page: “Road Closure – The A1 southbound is currently blocked just north of the A46 interchange due to an RTC involving a mobile home and HGV. “There are no reported injurys but there is a considerable amount of damage to both vehicles which may take extra time to recover. “Please avoid the are if possible and find an alternative route.”

A spokesperson from Nottinghamshire Police added officers were called just before 11.50am today (7 September) to a report of a collision involving a lorry, a camper van and a car. “There have been no reports of any injuries, but the road is expected to be closed for some time while the vehicles and debris are cleared. A diversion is in place.

“If you saw what happened you should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 233 of 7 September 2020.”

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Sign up to our newsletters here. Highways England reported details of a diversion: “The A1 in Nottinghamshire is closed southbound between the B6325 (North Muskham) and the A46 (Newark-on-Trent) due to a road traffic collision. “Nottinghamshire Police are currently in attendance.

“Road users are advised to exit the A1 at the B6325 (North Muskham Interchange) and continue south along the B6325 to the South Muskham mini roundabout. “Continue straight over the roundabout on to the A616 and travel south until the A46/A616/A617 Cattle Market Roundabout. “Turn left on to the A46 Newark Bypass until the A1/A46 Brownhills Roundabout then go straight over and continue on the A46 until the A46/A17/A1 roundabout.

“Turn right at the roundabout and take the southbound entry slip road to re-join the A1.”

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