UPDATE: Multiple collisions on A17

Police news.
Police news.

Police have confirmed there have been multiple accidents on the A17 dual carriageway at Sleaford.

The Lincolnshire Road Policing Unit tweeted to say ‘currently long delays A17 Sleaford bypass due to multiple RTCs. Closure is currently on & diversion in place’.

The Standard understands that one of the accidents took place near Kirkby la Thorpe while there was another further along the road near the turn off for the rugby club.

8pm: A road traffic collision has caused major disruption on the A17 dual carriageway.

A stretch of the road has tonight (Wednesday) been closed heading from Holdingham to Boston, near the turn off for Kirkby la Thorpe.

Exact details of the accident remain unclear, however a number of ambulances, fire engines and police cars were seen at the scene.

Motorists are advised to avoid this area.