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Major route in Leicester closed this morning following crash

Soar Valley Way has been closed in both directions following a road traffic collision last night. The dual carriageway has been closed for over 8 hours, between Lutterworth Rd (A426) and Narborough Rd South (B4114), near Fosse Park. Witnesses report seeing ‘lots of emergency services’ in attendance and the road remains closed this morning. Heavy traffic is...

Multi-vehicle crash on M1 in Leicestershire causes traffic delays

Traffic was held on the M1 carriageway this morning, following a multi-vehicle collision in Leicestershire. The incident happened at around 7am on the southbound carriageway, between Junctions 20 and 21, closing all but one lane. All the vehicles involved have now been moved to the hard shoulder and all lanes have reopened. Emergency services remain...

Four cut free from cars after multi-vehicle crash in Leicestershire

Four people had to be cut free from their cars after a four vehicle crash in Oakham this morning. The incident took place on Burley Park Way at about 11am this morning. Emergency response teams from Oakham and Melton Fire stations were quickly on scene, as well as an Air Ambulance. Fire crews confirmed that two...

Flooding closes northbound side of M1 in Leicestershire

The northbound carriageway of the M1 has been closed near Lutterworth due to excess water. The closure is near Junction 20 of the motorway, with traffic being taken off the motorway at the slip roads to go round the roundabout and back on at J20. Highways England officers are at the scene working to clear the...

Major route in Leicester closed for seven hours after vehicle overturns

The A46 near Syston has reopened after a serious accident in the early hours of this morning. The accident occurred just after midnight and involved an overturned vehicle which was blocking the southbound side of the road. The road was shut for almost seven hours as the clean-up operation took place. The closure caused heavy traffic, with...

Breaking news: M1 closed in Leicestershire after serious two-vehicle crash

The M1 southbound in Leicestershire is closed this morning due to a serious collision involving two vehicles. The incident happened between Junction 21 for Leicester and Junction 20 for Lutterworth. Emergency services are at the scene and recovery of the vehicles is underway. A diversion is in place and drivers are advised to follow the hollow square...

Over four miles of queues after van crashes into bridge in Leicestershire

There are over four miles of queues on the A42 this morning after a van crashed into a bridge, causing the barrier to fall on to the road. The incident occurred near J13 of the A42, near the A511 island for Ashby De La Zouch). The southbound carriageway of the A42 has been closed following...

Live: M1 closed this morning after collision in Leicestershire

Travel warnings are in place this morning after the M1 southbound in Leicestershire has been closed after a collision. The motorway is closed between J20 (for Lutterworth) and J19 (M6/A14). The northbound side of the carriageway remains open. The closure has led to heavy traffic in the Lutterworth area, with the A4303, A426 & the A5...

Live: Long delays on M1 Leicestershire after crash closes two lanes

There are long delays on the M1 in Leicestershire following a crash near East Midlands Airport. Two lanes are currently closed on the southbound carriageway of the motorway between junctions 24 and 25. It’s believed the vehicles involved in the collision are still awaiting recovery. It is not known whether anybody has been injured in the...

No trains between Leicester and London after person hit by train dies

Train services between Leicester and London have been severely affected after a fatal accident earlier today. The accident occurred between London St Pancras and Luton and is disrupting trains on the London St Pancras / Corby / Nottingham / Sheffield route. The person was pronounced dead at the scene following the incident at 3.40pm today. Network...

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