Drivers travelling from Sleaford area warned of major accident blocking roads near Newark
The smash was reported to police at 7.48am between the A1 Newark Showground/Air Museum turn off and the A617 Cattlemarket Roundabout and, according to Nottinghamshire Police, it is currently closed in both directions.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
According to AA traffic news there is queueing traffic and congestion to the Lord Ted Island as well as on the A617 to Averham and on routes through South Muskham and on the A1 which is being used as a diversion route. A detour is in operation with southbound traffic told to exit the A46 onto the A616.