Miles of queues after serious car and lorry crash fully closes A1M carriageway near Peterborough

A crash has fully closed on carriageway of the A1M and is causing long delays near Peterborough today, Monday.

Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway of the A1M between Sawtry and Stilton at around 1pm today.

UPDATE: A1M closed near Peterborough after car carrying five people and lorry crash - all emergency services on scene

A very serious crash between a lorry and a car has taken place.

Three lanes were initially closed but all four lanes have now had to be closed and there are more than two miles of queuing traffic.

Highways England said delays are building in the area and recommended motorists find an alternative route.

Police accident

Police accident

Motorists are to follow the hollow square diversion.

UPDATE: A1M closed near Peterborough after car carrying five people and lorry crash - all emergency services on scene