Overturned lorry closes A1 southbound for several hours

The overturned lorry Image copyright Lincolnshire Road Policing Unit
Image caption The lorry overturned on Monday after it was involved in a collision

A section of the A1 southbound in Lincolnshire has reopened after being closed for several hours following a collision.

A lorry overturned and blocked both lanes of the southbound carriageway at about 12:30 GMT.

There were no reports of any injuries but the road between Grantham, in Lincolnshire and Newark, in Nottinghamshire was shut for recovery work to take place.

The road was fully reopened at 20:00.

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