Three-car crash and two burst water mains cause travel chaos in Lincoln

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Traffic in Lincoln city centre has been affected by a three-vehicle crash and two burst water mains this morning.

Lincolnshire Police issued a warning that the crash, which happened just before 8am on the University Bridge lead to one lane being closed.

The force said on social media: “Thankfully minor injuries but one lane is blocked so traffic is slow in the area. Please avoid if you can.”

A section of St Marks is closed to traffic.

In addition to this, Anglian Water has said it will need to carry out emergency repairs to two burst water mains in the city centre.

Engineers have closed the inside lane of Broadgate southbound to make repairs.

Anglian Water said it’s expected that the issue will be fixed by Wednesday, January 10.

A section of St Marks Street has also been closed to traffic to fix a burst main.

Work started at around 7pm on Monday, January 8 and is expected to be completed by 10am on Tuesday, January 9.

A spokesperson said: “We will do what we can to sort this as quickly as possible.

“We do apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.”

Drivers are facing significant delays across the city.

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