Serious crash shuts A1 in Cambridgeshire

A serious two vehicle collision shut part of the A1 in Cambridgeshire this afternoon, Thursday May 19.

Thursday, 19th May 2016, 4:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th May 2016, 6:15 pm
Road closed.

The southbound carriageway was shut between Buckden and Southoe following a crash at Diddington.

Police fire and ambulance were called at 3.10pm.

One woman has been injured in the collision.

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There were long delays in both directions.

Traffic was queuing between the Buckden roundabout and Little Paxton, northbound and from Buckden back to the Brampton turn southbound.

A police spokesman said they hoped to have the road opened before rush hour.

UPDATE: The road reopened at around 5.10pm but delays remain.