UPDATE: Driver seriously injured after car leaves A1 and hits tree near Peterborough

The scenen on the A1 currently.
The scenen on the A1 currently.

A driver has been seriously injured after their car came off the carriageway of the A1 near Peterborough this morning, Friday June 3.

Police, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene of the crash near Water Newton, which took place at 10.27am.

A Seat Leon has left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver has sustained serious, but not life threatening injuries.

It took place on the southbound carriageway, one lane of which was closed with queues back to the A47 junction at Wansford.

The road has now been reopened.