UPDATE Road reopened after jackknifed lorry causes long delays on A1 at Grantham

Road and traffic news.
Road and traffic news.

A jackknifed lorry partially blocked the A1 near Grantham this morning, Thursday July 21.

The crash took place on the southbound carriageway near Little Ponton and caused long delays back past the Grantham services turning for Great Gonerby.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area, but the incident caused long delays on routes into Grantham town centre too.

Recovery of the vehicle was completed at around 10.15am and the road fully reopened.