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Photo from scene of three lorry crash in Lincolnshire

Photo of crash on A1 in Grantham, Lincolnshire Credit: ITV News Central

The A1 Southbound is still closed near Grantham in Lincolnshire after a man died following a crash involving three lorries.

There are long delays due to recovery work between B1174 Great North Road (Great Gonerby Turn Off) and A607 (Harlaxton / Melton Mowbray Turn Off).

Man killed in crash involving three lorries

A man has died following a crash involving three lorries near Grantham Credit: ITV News Central

A man has died in a crash involving three lorries near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

It happened just before 8am at a bridge on Dysart Road on the A1. A section of the commuter road is closed between the A52 for Grantham North and the A607 for Harlaxton.

Drivers are being urged to follow road diversions.

A1 update: Likely to remain closed for several hours

Highways England has said the A1 near Grantham in Lincolnshire is likely to remain closed for several hours after a three lorry crash.

They are asking people to plan ahead as there are long queues building up between the A52 and the A607 junctions.

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Three lorry crash closes A1 in Lincolnshire

Three lorry crash closes A1 in Lincolnshire Credit: PA

Three lorries have been involved in a crash on the A1 near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

It happened just before 8am at the bridge on Dysart Road.

A section of the A1 between the A52 and the A607 junctions has been closed and diversions are being put in place.

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BREAKING: Serious incident closes A1 near Grantham

Serious incident closes A1 near Grantham Credit: PA

Lincolnshire Police has just tweeted that a 'very serious incident' has closed the A1 near Grantham.

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Man arrested after cat found dumped in waterway

A man's been arrested after a cat was found dumped in drainage ditch in Lincoln.

Police were called at 1:00am on Friday to reports of someone throwing a cat or cats into the Sincil drain near to the Hermit Street bridge.

A black and white female cat wearing a blue collar was rescued from the water.

It was very cold but otherwise unharmed and is now in the care of a local cat charity.

A 34-year-old local man was arrested nearby on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. He was later released without charge.

Police are hoping to reunite the cat with its owner, and are appealing for them to come forward.

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