Live A1 updates as emergency services rush to crash which overturned lorry

There are severe delays on the A1 while emergency services deal with a crash which overturned a lorry this morning (August 7).

Th A1 is currently at a standstill northbound between Buckden and Brampton Hut after what a local driver described as a “large accident where a lot of ambulances were arriving.”

The road is blocked from the B1514 Brampton Road, Brampton Turn Off, all the way to the A1307 at Brampton Hut.

There are three miles of delays with congestion currently reaching back as far as Buckden. Traffic is also heavy on the A14 almost back to J23 at the turn off for the A1198 in Godmanchester.

The A1 has been shut since around 8.30am towards Peterborough after an accident between a car and a lorry where the lorry overturned as a result.

Drivers are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys this morning and to expect long delays in the area while recovery of the vehicle takes place.

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