Motorcyclist injured in collision which closed A1 at Grantham

Police closed the A1 Southbound. Photo: Facebook/Shaun Dixon
Police closed the A1 Southbound. Photo: Facebook/Shaun Dixon

A motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a car on the A1 southbound which closed the road at Grantham for an hour yesterday.

The accident was reported at 3.20pm and involved a red Honda motorbike and a Seat Leon. The injured man, aged 56, was taken to Peterborough with minor injuries. An air ambulance attended the scene and staff helped a land ambulance crew to care for the man who had suffered a back injury. He was then taken by road to the hospital.

The A1 was closed between the junction with the A607 and Spittlegate level at Grantham. The southbound carriageway was reopened at 4.25pm.