A1 still closed after coach and lorry crash

Police accident.
Police accident.

The A1 is still closed and motorists are still facing severe delays following a serious accident this morning.

The road is closed southbound at Tuxford following the collision between a lorry and a coach.

There are currently extreme delays near the A6075 Newark Road following the incident which has shut the southbound carriageway, with tailbacks to Markham.

The road is closed southbound between the A57/A638 (Markham Moor) and the A6075 (Tuxford) junctions.

Traffic is advised to leave the A1 at Markham Moor and follow the hollow diamond diversion symbol.

Take the A57 east via East Markham, then take the A6075 west to re-join the A1 at Tuxford.