Standstill traffic within Huntingdon and Godmanchester due to A1 Collision at Brampton

Emergency Services called to collision on A1 at Brampton

Emergency Services called to collision on A1 at Brampton - Credit: Archant

One lorry driver has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash at Brampton this morning.

Ques and standstill traffic remain in Huntingdon, Godmanchester and surrounding villages due to a collision on the A1 Northbound at Brampton.

Two lorries and a car, were involved in a crash and one lorry driver has been taken to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge with serious injuries.

Emergency services were called at about 7.30am today, August 7, to the collision scene at Brampton and currently the northbound carriageway is still blocked.

One of the lorry drivers has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving and is on route to custody.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Cambridgeshire Police said: “We are working with partners to manage the incident given the road closure and the warmer weather as many drivers have found themselves caught up in the tailbacks.

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“Police and the Highways Agency are re-routing traffic to minimise further disruption.

“Agencies are also focussing on conducting welfare checks and suppling bottled water to those stuck in their vehicles as temperatures begin to rise.

We want to assure the public we are doing all we can to clear the road and get people moving.”