Multiple casualties after military vehicle pile-up on A17 in Lincolnshire

Five people have been injured following a serious crash involving four military trucks and a HGV in Lincolnshire.

The A17 near Swineshead Bridge is closed while emergency services deal with the pile-up.

The crash happened shortly before noon on Thursday, May 19.

Each of the drivers of the four trucks were initially trapped and have been injured.

Three men, have been airlifted to hospital – two to the Queens Medical Centre, in Nottingham, and one to Addenbrookes, in Cambridge – and a woman has been taken to QMC by ambulance.

It is not known currently where the military convoy had been travelling from, but police say the vehicles were being transported by civilians, not personnel.

Five people have been injured in total, four men and a woman.

There were a total of 32 firefighters on scene.

The road has been closed at Bicker Bar roundabout and at the junction with the Boardsides turnoff. Diversions are in place.

This story will be updated when we know more.

The crash happened on the A17 near to Swineshead Bridge

The crash happened on the A17 near to Swineshead Bridge