Grantham

A1 crash victim airlifted to hospital

An air ambulance has taken a woman to hospital with serious injuries after a three-car crash on the A1.

Lincolnshire Police is still working on the scene and hopes to reopen the road in both directions as soon as it is safe to do so.

A second woman has also been reported as injured, but the extent of her injuries are unclear at the time of writing.

As previously reported, the 12pm crash between Colsterworth and Little Ponton forced the emergency services to put a 38-mile diversion in place.

Lincolnshire Police opened one lane of the northbound carriageway temporarily to clear anyone stuck in the area, but both only the southbound road has been fully reopened.

This is what the road looked like just before 4pm. Photo: Google Maps

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We are dealing with a collision reported at 12.09 pm on the A1 Great North Road, Easton, near the Skellington turn off.

“One woman has been taken to QMC via air ambulance with serious injuries and another woman was also reported injured.

“The A1 was closed in both directions and is now open southbound (as of around 3.30 pm) – northbound remains closed.

“Three vehicles required recovery following the collision.”

Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police are being urged to call 101 with incident reference 160 of September 2.