Car driver dies after A1 crash which caused 33-mile diversion
The crash between a green VW Polo car and a HGV took place at around 2am today (Thursday, December 10) and happened on the northbound carriageway near Stretton, Rutland.
The driver of the Polo sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No more details of the deceased have yet been released.
The crash result in a 33-mile diversion being put in place while investigations took place.
The northbound carriageway was shut between Stamford and Colsterworth and there was a lane shut southbound as well following a single vehicle crash at Townsend Road, the Wittering turn off.
The road re-opened at around 10.30am.
Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling along the A1 during the early hours of this morning to contact DC 1504 Seamus Burns on 101.