A1M closed near Peterborough after car carrying five people and lorry crash

A car carrying five people and a lorry were involved in a crash which shut part of the A1M near Peterborough this afternoon.

Emergency services were called at 1.07pm this afternoon (Monday July 9) with reports of a collision on the A1M northbound at Glatton, between Sawtry and Stilton, involving a Peugeot and a lorry.

The driver of the lorry is uninjured. The driver of the Peugeot, a woman, has suffered minor injuries.

Five people were travelling in the Peugeot, including the driver , and one passenger was trapped but conscious and breathing.

FULL diversion details for A1M motorists can be found here

The A1M northbound was fully closed and the air ambulance landed on the carriageway.

The air ambulance at the scene of the crash on the A1M. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

The air ambulance at the scene of the crash on the A1M. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Traffic was being diverted via the 'Hollow Square' diversion route and there were delays of more than two miles back towards Alconbury.

The road was cleared and fully reopened at around 3.10pm.