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Thursday, January 24, 2019

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Motorists advised of delays after A42 completely blocked in Leicestershire

Delays are expected this morning after a collision on the A42 near Ashby. The incident occurred on the southbound carriageway near Junction 14 of the A42. Leicestershire Police has confirmed the southbound carriageway is completely blocked. Motorists have been advised to expect delays and to...

Long delays on M1 near Loughborough after crash

There are long delays on the M1 near Loughborough this morning following a collision on the southbound carriageway of the motorway. All three lane at J23 of the motorway have been closed. Emergency services are at the scene dealing with the incident.  The collision has caused...

Heavy congestion on M1 and M69 in Leicestershire following crash

There are traffic delays on the M1 and M69 roundabout in Leicestershire following a collision. The accident is at the bottom of the northbound slip round on to J21 of the M1 and traffic is struggling around the area. Emergency services are at the scene and...

Major Leicester road closed due to Police incident

Police have closed a major dual carriageway in Leicester following an ‘incident’. Red Hill Way (A563) near Belgrave has been closed in both directions. Police have not released any details about the incident, however it is believed the incident took place on or near Loughborough Road. We will bring you further updates on this story as we...

Live: M1 in Leicester closed after crash this morning

The M1 in Leicestershire is closed this morning after a crash. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between J21 for Leicester and J20 at Lutterworth. Emergency serviced are at the scene. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service have reported that three vehicles were involved in the crash. The crash has caused all three lanes of the carriageway...

Pedestrian hit by car in Leicester city centre

A pedestrian was hit by a car on Leicester’s Narborough Road this morning, leading to the closure of the busy route for motorists. The incident occurred near the Braunstone Gate and Hinckley Road junction, with these roads being used to divert the traffic following the accident. Emergency Services were at the scene dealing with the incident....

Live: Major route in Leicester closed due to vehicle fire

The A46 northbound is closed between Groby and Anstey, due to a vehicle fire. Highways England officials are at the scene with emergency services, dealing with the fire. Highways England tweeted at 11.22am this morning: “The A46 northbound is closed between the A50 and A5630, near Leicester, due to a vehicle fire. Emergency services are at...

Live: M1 closed after multi-vehicle collision in Leicestershire

The M1 Northbound has been closed between J21A and J22 near Leicester due to a multi-vehicle collision. Emergency services are at the scene. Initially two lanes of the motorway were closed, but now all traffic has been stopped and the northbound carriageway closed. An alternative route is available and drivers have been advised to follow the...

Traffic blocked on M1 in Leicestershire due to a stray horse

The M1 in Leicestershire was blocked in both directions due to a stray horse this morning. The incident took place between J21A and J22 of the motorway. Traffic officers attended the scene and worked with emergency services to resolve the incident. Highways England tweeted at 10.15am this morning: “The horse has now safely been contained, and...

Delays on M1 this morning after offal spillage

Traffic is building up on the M1 this morning, after a lorry shed it’s load of offal. The incident happened at 2.30am this morning near J24 of the M1, close to East Midlands Airport. Two lanes are currently closed at the roundabout on J24. Clean up work is underway. A spokesman for Highways England said: “Most...

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