Air ambulance called for serious crash, which closed Nottinghamshire’s A46

An air ambulance was sent to a serious crash, which closed a stretch of the A46 in Nottinghamshire.

The collision was reported on the southbound lane of the stretch near the villages of Widmerpool, Upper Broughton and Willoughby in Nottinghamshire on Saturday 30 October.

Nottinghamshire Police said a single vehicle left the road near Kinoulton Bridge.

The dual carriageway was closed southbound for hours from the A606 to the Back Lane.

It has since reopened.

Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire police were called to the scene along with National Highways traffic officers.

National Highways said in an earlier statement: “The A46 southbound at the A606 Widmerpool to the Back Lane in Upper Broughton is currently closed due to a collision.

“Traffic officers, Nottinghamshire Police and Leicestershire Police are currently on the scene. Congestion is based on the approach.”

They added in an update: “Emergency services including Nottinghamshire Police and Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance are present. National Highways has resources deployed to help.

“Road users are advised to expect distractions and allow extra travel time.”

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