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Long delays on M1 Leicestershire after crash leaves vehicle on fire

Motorists are being warned of long delays on the M1 in Leicestershire this afternoon after a serious accident. Two lanes have been closed on the M1 Southbound, just pass the Leicester Forest East service station. This has caused severe congestion going back to J22. Leicestershire Fire...

Heavy traffic on M1 near Fosse Park after crash

There is heavy traffic on the M1 after a crash involving a car and a lorry. The accident took place on the northbound carriageway between J21 for Leicester and J21A. Two lanes were closed following the crash and these have now reopened. However, drivers are being...

Two lanes closed on M1 in Leicester

Two lanes have been closed on the M1 Southbound following a crash this morning. The closure is in place between J21 for Leicester and J20 for Lutterworth. Drivers have been warned to expect delays. No details have been provided on when the lanes are expected to...

M69 closed in both directions near Hinckley due to fire

The M69 is closed in both directions near Hinckley due to a large vehicle fire. A number of lanes have been closed as firefighters deal with the blaze involving an LGV, near Junction 1 of the southbound carriageway. Leicestershire Police have advised motorist that the...

Live: Major road in Leicester Forest East closed following crash

A major road into the city has been closed following a collision this morning. Leicester’s Area Traffic Control has reported that the A47 Hinckley Road has been closed between Ratby Lane and New Parks Way following an accident. It’s believed the collision involved two vehicles. Leicestershire...

Car overturns on M69 in Leicestershire

A vehicle crashed and overturned on the side of the M69 earlier today. Emergency Services were called to the accident which happened near Junction 1 of the M69. Luckily the people inside the vehicle only suffered minor injuries. One lane of the motorway was closed to...

Live: M1 Southbound closed due to lorry fire

The southbound carriageway of the M1 has been closed near Loughborough due to a lorry fire. The incident has taken place between Junction 23 for Loughborough and Junction 22 for Coalville. The incident is causing delays, with Highways England advising drivers to find an alternative route...

Chaos on the motorway after three crashes close the M1

Motorists have been warned to drive carefully after the ‘wet and slippery’ conditions have led to three accidents this morning. The first accident took place at around 7.55am. A single vehicle crashed into the central reservation on the northbound carriageway near Junction 21. The second...

M1 closed overnight as lorry jackknifes in Leicestershire

The M1 was closed overnight after a lorry jackknifed across the central reservation of the motorway. The accident took place at around 8.30pm last night (Monday 27 May) leading to the closure of the M1 between J22 and J23 in both directions. The incident occurred...

Live: Hobby Horse roundabout closed after crash on A46

A crash has closed the Hobby Horse roundabout on the A46 today. Area Traffic Control warned drivers just after 1pm today, saying: “The A46 Leicester Western Bypass has been closed at the Hobby Horse Roundabout heading towards the M1 and the West due to a Road Traffic Collision.”

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