May 26, 2021 10.32 am This story is over 14 months old

Lorry badly damaged as A1 crash causes delays

Police were sent to the scene

Update: Highways England said all lanes are now open again.

A southbound lane was closed after a crash involving two lorries on the A1 Coddington on Wednesday morning.

Nottinghamshire Police were sent to the scene where the front of the lorry was badly damaged.

The crash was first reported at 6.59am on Wednesday, May 26, according to AA Traffic, which reported that there was one lane closed and queuing traffic on the A1 southbound from B6325 Great North Road to Lavender Way (Coddington turn off).

Highways England said to expect delays in the area.

A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Police said two heavy goods vehicles had collided under the bridge for the Coddington junction southbound at around 7.45am.

One driver suffered minor cuts but an ambulance was not required. One lane was blocked, but the incident was cleared by 11.15am.