ONE person is known to have life altering injuries following a collision between a fully laden lorry and a 4x4 vehicle on the A17.
The incident happened this morning at approximately 6.30am near Walpole Cross Keys close to the Market Lane junction.
It is believed a man in his 60s was taken to hospital with a serious head injury.
The road is still closed in both directions and is not expected to reopen until at least mid-day.
Police have set up a diversion between the African Violet Centre and the Pullover roundabout.