The A52 in is closed in both directions between the A1 (near Grantham) and the A46 (near Saxondale) due to a serious collision involving an overturned vehicle.
Lincolnshire Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service are among the emergency services in attendance.
Highways England contractors will also be attending the scene to assist with traffic management.
Westbound traffic is being diverted via the following route:
- At the A52/A1 junction, take the A1 northbound and continue for 14 miles until the A46 junction at Newark
- Leave the A1 and use the roundabout to join the A46 southbound
- Continue on the A46 southbound until the junction with the A52 at Saxondale
- Exit the A52 and use the roundabout to re-join the A52 westbound
Eastbound traffic should follow the reverse of the above.
The carriageway is expected to remain closed for some time due to collision investigation works taking place. Please allow extra time for your journey if you’re travelling in the area this evening.
AA Roadwatch reports:
‘Road closed due to accident investigation work on A52 both ways between A1 (Grantham North / Barrowby Turn Off) and the Denton turnoff. Traffic is coping well. The road is now closed both ways. Affecting traffic between Grantham and Nottingham.’