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Three car crash closes two lanes on M1 in Leicestershire

Two lanes have been blocked on the M1 southbound after an accident involving three vehicles. The incident took place between Junction 22, near Markfield, and Junction 21A, near the A46 for Glenfield. A spokesperson for Highways England said: "There are two lanes blocked on the M1 southbound in Leicestershire between J22 A50 Markfield and J21A A46...

M1 crash in Leicestershire causes four miles of queues

Two lanes of the M1 northbound carriageway have been closed due to a collision just before 6pm today. The incident happened between J23 and J23a, near Shepshed. The collision occurred within the stretch of motorway where major roadworks are taking place. Traffic Officers have arrived at the scene and temporarily stopped the traffic while they...

Plans to create new road to link Welford Road and Aylestone Road

Leicester City Council is proposing to create a new road linking Aylestone Road and Welford Road in Leicester. The proposal involves using the route of the existing Putney Road, connecting the end section of Putney Road West directly to Aylestone Road, and creating a through-route to the junction of Welford Road and Victoria Park Road. The...

Two lanes closed on M1 in Leicestershire following multi-vehicle crash

Two lanes have been closed after a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 Southbound between J21 and J21a. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area. Emergency services responded to the call just before 10am this morning. At the moment 2 lanes are blocked because of the accident and traffic is building on the M1 southbound...

Large pothole appears on M1 causing huge traffic delays

There’s huge traffic delays on the M1 this morning, near East Midlands Airport, due to a pothole which has opened up on the motorway. The pothole has emerged over two lanes, between J23a and J24 of the Southbound carriageway, forcing them to close. Only one lane remains open. Highways England have said this is causing...

Paper lorry catches fire on M1 closing two lanes

A lorry fire on the M1 closed two lanes of the motorway this morning. The incident happened on the M1 northbound between junction 20 and 21. The lorry contained large paper rolls. The Highways Agency and Fire service are at the scene dealing with the fire. Leicestershire Police Tweeted: "Fire on M1 Northbound Carriageway between Junctions...

Long delays on M1 after lorry and two car crash

Two lanes of the M1 are closed this morning after a collision between a lorry and two cars, causing long traffic delays. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between J25 and J24A, near East Midlands Airport. The second and third lane of the motorway were closed, with travel delays of 90 minutes through the area....

Two lanes closed on M1 after multi-vehicle crash

There are still long delays on the M1 this morning, after a crash on the southbound carriageway closed two lanes. The incident happened just before 9am near Junction 24 of the motorway, near East Midlands airport. The crash involved a car, a van and a lorry. It has caused traffic to build up all...

Young BMW driver dies in crash on M1 in Leicestershire

Police are appealing for witnesses after a young man died in a road traffic collision on the M1 in Shepshed yesterday. The man, believed to be in his twenties, was driving on the northbound carriageway, when his blue BMW 330 left the carriageway close to Junction 22. Emergency services were called to the scene at...

Five vehicle crash closes lane on M1

A lane is closed on the M1 following a five vehicle crash which took place around midday today. The accident occurred on the northbound carriageway of the motorway, between J23A and J24 near East Midlands Airport. Leicestershire Police and emergency services are at the scene, dealing with the incident. Witnesses have reported seeing damage to vehicles...

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