Bedfordshire Police have closed the A421 in both directions between the junction with the A600 and the junction with the A603.
The A600 bridge at Shortstown is also closed.
Drivers are asked to take a different route while they deal with an incident
UPDATE: Police say the roads have reopened and those involved are safe.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as further information becomes available.
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