Update:One man has been taken to hospital, but he is not seriously injured. Police said the A1 northbound is now not likely to open until 4pm and then it will only be one lane.
Update 2: At 4.45pm police said the A1 is closed both ways between the B1174 and the B6326 junction.
A three-vehicle crash on the A1 Great North Road in Long Bennington is causing delays. The road is closed in both directions.
Police are currently at the scene dealing with the crash, which was reported to them at 12.53pm on Thursday, August 29.
The extent of any injuries is not yet known at the time of writing.
At around 2.45pm police said: “The A1 northbound is currently closed, but we hope to re-open one lane at around 3pm or earlier if possible.
“Divisions are being put on at Newark via the A46 and A52 at Barrowby Road.”