Car and lorry crash closes A17 near Leadenham

A crash involving a lorry and a car has closed a main route through Lincolnshire.

Two adults and two children had to be freed from a Ford Mondeo after it collided with a lorry at about 05:20 BST on the A17 near Leadenham.

The family were taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not thought to be serious.

Police said a large quantity of diesel was spilled and the road is not expected to reopen until 12:00 BST.

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