Road accident creates lengthy tailbacks on A17 at East Heckington

The A5 has now re-opened after it was closed just after noon due to an incident with a telegraph pole.
The A5 has now re-opened after it was closed just after noon due to an incident with a telegraph pole.

There were major tailbacks on the A17 this morning (Monday) after a car skidded and became stuck in the road on the A17 near East Heckington.

According to Lincolnshire Police the incident happened at Red Cow Drove junction at around 7.45am.

One lane was reported closed but was re-opened within a couple of hours.

There were no injuries reported.