Live: Police close A5 in Hinckley in both directions

The A5 in Hinckley has been closed in both directions following an incident this morning.

The closure is in place near Sketchley and is believed to be due to a lorry hitting a bridge in the area.

Highways England are at the scene, however there is currently no ETA on when the road will reopen. Motorists have been advised to avoid the area and find an alternative route.

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