Huge delays as crash closes A46 near Lincoln

A crash on the A46 near Thorpe on the Hill is causing long delays this morning.

Lincolnshire Police closed off one lane at around 8am on Wednesday, March 13 while they wait for the cars involved to be recovered.

It is unclear at this time if there were any serious injuries and when the road will be reopened.

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area. Photo: Ariel Tyniorek

Two vehicles are believed to be involved. Photo: Ariel Tyniorek

Officers are advising motorists to avoid the area while they deal with the incident. A spokesperson said: “One lane is due to be open shortly but is causing slow moving traffic and delays. Please avoid the area if possible.”

One lane has been closed. Photo: Google Maps

An eyewitness told The Lincolnite: “There was a car crash right before Hykeham roundabout towards Lincoln from Newark. It was a two car collision. Police and ambulance on the scene but traffic is completely blocked.”

Emergency service vehicles were captured on video earlier this morning rushing to the crash.


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