Lucky escape for driver after van leaves A1 in heavy rain near Wittering

The occupants of this van had a lucky escape after it left the A1 and crashed into trees near Wittering this morning.

Thursday, 8th June 2017, 10:00 am
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 10:10 am
The scene of the crash on the A1 this morning. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Police were called to the southbound carriageway of the A1 near Wittering at 5am today, Thursday June 8.

A car and a van had collided and the van had left the road.

Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured in the crash.

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Police closed one lane of the carriageway to allow for recovery, which was completed at around 7am.

The scene of the crash on the A1 this morning. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH
The scene of the crash on the A1 this morning. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH
The scene of the crash on the A1 this morning. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH
The scene of the crash on the A1 this morning. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH