UPDATE: Crash at Great Ponton closes A1 northbound

THE A1 northbound is closed from Colsterworth after a serious accident at Great Ponton at 10.27am this morning (Wednesday).

Three people were injured in the crash, which involved a blue Volkswagen Golf and a silver Mercedes convertible. One woman, who is suffering from serious injuries, was taken by air ambulance to Derby Hospital. Another woman with arm injuries has been taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham and one of the drivers has been taken to Lincoln County Hospital.

Police are advising drivers to avoid the area.

More information will follow.