Serious accident closes northbound A1 south of Stamford, near Wansford
A serious accident has closed the northbound lane of the A1 motorway at junction 17.
The accident was reported at around 12.15pm, with the air ambulance attending after reports of a serious injury.
The road has been closed between junction 17 (Peterborough/Oundle) and the A6118 Old North Road turn-off, with four-mile tailbacks and congestion to junction 16 (Norman Cross/Yaxley)
Knock-on effects have led to severe delays of 23 minutes on the A47 westbound between Peterborough Road (Castor Interchange) and the A1, and delays of 10 minutes on the B671 Elton Road northbound in Stibbington.