A man has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision on the A1 around lunchtime today.

The scene of the incident on the A1. Photograph: NewRayPics
The scene of the incident on the A1. Photograph: NewRayPics

The road was closed in both directions following the  single vehicle incident  at Sheepbridge .

Police are investigating the circumstances of the collision.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious.