January 16, 2019 12.57 pm This story is over 58 months old

Jackknifed lorry blocks road on Lincolnshire border

Avoid this route if you’re driving in the Newark area

A lorry crash on the A617 near to the A46 is causing major delays this afternoon.

The collision happened at around midday on Wednesday, January 16 at Hockerton, west of Newark, and involved a jackknifed lorry.

Both lanes were blocked by the vehicle.

The road was blocked in both directions due to the jackknifed lorry. Photo: Google

Newark and Sherwood police officers were called to the incident.

They reported from the scene that no one had been injured.

“Recovery is on its way and we will open the road as soon as possible but for the time being please take an alternative route.”