Lincolnshire A17 closed after nine-vehicle crash

A man has been arrested after a nine-vehicle accident blocked a main road in Lincolnshire.

The crash happened on the A17 at Fleet Hargate at 0733 BST and involved two HGV lorries, a van and six cars.

The driver of a Dutch registered Scania HGV was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and taken to Spalding police station.

The road was closed for several hours. It is not thought any of the injuries are life threatening.

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