A1 shut after ‘serious accident’ near Baldock Services

The A1 is closed in both directions after a serious crash.

The A1 is closed in both directions after a serious crash. - Credit: Archant

The A1 has been closed in both directions between the A1(M) for Junction 10 and the A6001 for Biggleswade north after a serious crash.

The Highways Agency has reported there are delays of 30 minutes between Junction 9 for Letchworth and 10 for Baldock Services due to a collision near Biggleswade.

The incident has been described as a ‘serious accident’ but no further details have been released at this time.

The road is not expected to fully reopen until 5.30pm, and motorists are being diverted.

Those travelling northbound need to follow the Hollow Triangle, exit the A1(M) at J10 and follow the A507 westbound. Then head on to the A600 to the junction with the B658 (Bedford Road), continue on B658 to rejoin A1 north of Biggleswade.

If you are heading southbound follow the Hollow diamond – route is the above in reverse.

UPDATE: The road has reopened in the northbound direction.

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