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Police deal with more than 70 accidents on Lincolnshire's 'treacherous' roads

Police warn of treacherous conditions Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police have declared a 'critical incident' on the county's roads - with stranded lorries causing chaos on the A46 in Lincoln.

Stranded lorries have led to the closure of one lane of the A46 and there is queueing traffic Northbound at Lincoln, between the A57 Saxilby Road (Carholme Roundabout) and the A15 / A46 / B1226 Riseholme Road (Riseholme Roundabout.

There is congestion on the A46 to Whisby Road and on the A57 Gainsborough Road to Broadholme Road.

One lane has been re-opened Northbound, however conditions remain treacherous. Southbound was also reported to be blocked, but this has now been ploughed and re-opened.