June 29, 2021 9.21 am This story is over 13 months old

Overturned car causes traffic chaos on the A1

Up to ten miles of tailbacks in some areas

A car that has overturned onto its side has resulted in lane closures and large congestion on the A1 near Grantham.

A crash was reported overnight on the A1 southbound from the B1174 Grantham south to Easton Lane, when a car ended up on its side.

Around ten miles of queues were reported at the A1 near Little Ponton, as two of the three lanes were closed to allow emergency services to recover the overturned car.

Police and highways at the scene. | Photo: R S Mortiss

Traffic maps show slow-moving tailbacks along the road while the car and debris is being cleared, before easing past Great Ponton and Colsterworth.

Slow traffic as lanes are closed due to an overturned vehicle on the A1. | Photo: AA Traffic

Police and highways are currently at the scene and traffic continues to move slowly in the area.

It is unclear if the driver of the overturned car suffered any injuries, as well as if another car was involved.

The Lincolnite has contacted Lincolnshire Police for a statement.