A16 closed near Louth after three vehicle crash

The A16 is closed near Louth this afternoon after a crash involving three vehicles near to the Brackenborough Hotel.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 1.40pm to reports of the collision.

It involved a Vauxhall Corsa, a black Volkswagen and a beige Chrysler vehicle and five people were involved.

The driver of the corsa was initially trapped in the car and was taken to Grimsby Hospital but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Meanwhile the occupants of the Chrysler, which police say included children, all suffered shock.

Road diversions at Fotherby Top were set up just before 3pm while crews cleared up the scene.

More information will follow as we get it.