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Man killed in fatal collision near Catthorpe Interchange

A man has died following a fatal collision between junction 19 of the M1 Motorway and junction 1 of the A14. The collision happened at 5.25am this morning (Wednesday, August 22) and involved a white Renault LGV and a white VW Crafter van. Sadly, one of the passengers in the van died at the scene....

Motorists stuck for over 8 hours after serious crash near M1

Motorists are being advised to avoid parts of the A14 following a serious collision near the Catthorpe junction of the M1. The collision occurred this morning at around 5.30am and involved a van and lorry. Traffic has been unable to come off the M1 and onto the eastbound carriageway of the Catthorpe Interchange. Some motorists have...

Updated: Pictures of M1 crash in Leicestershire this morning

Pictures have been released of the crash this morning which caused long queues on both sides of the M1 in Leicestershire. The accident happened between Junctions 22 and 23 of the motorway and involved a lorry which crashed into the central reservation. Two of the three lanes of the northbound carriageway remain closed as repair work...

Live: Long queues on M1 in Leicestershire after lorry crashes into central reservation

There are long queues on the M1 this morning, with a lane closed in both directions, after a lorry crashed into the central reservation. The accident happened between Junctions 22 and 23 of the motorway. It is not clear if there are any injuries yet. Leicestershire Police and Highways England officers are on the scene....

Drivers facing delays on M1 after four vehicle crash

Motorists heading on the M1 in Leicestershire are being warned of delays after a crash involving four vehicles. The accident happened just after 12pm today and involved a lorry and three cars. One lane of the M1 was closed causing long delays on the southbound carriageway between Junctions 23 for Loughborough and 24 for...

Pedestrian killed on M69 after being hit by lorry

A pedestrian has died following a collision with a lorry on the M69. The man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by the HGV at about 7pm yesterday. Emergency Services rushed to the scene of the incident, near Junction 2 for Hinckley, of the southbound carriageway of the M69. The southbound carriageway was...

Casualties cut free from vehicles after three car collision in Leicestershire

Highways England are warning of long delays on the A42 near Ashby-de-le-Zouch after a three car collision. The southbound carriageway between Junction 13 and Junction 15 has been closed whilst emergency recovery teams clear the scene. Three casualties were trapped in the collision and crews had to cut them free. The northbound carriageway has reopened,...

Standstill traffic on M1 after car bursts into flames in Leicestershire

Traffic on the M1 was stopped this morning after a car burst into flames on the motorway. The incident happened on the southbound carriageway of the M1, between Junction 21a for the A46 and Junction 22 for Markfield. Fire crews from Coalville and Leicester's Southern fire stations were called to the scene shortly after 11.30am. The...

Delays on A42 after lorry fire in Leicestershire

There are delays on the A42 this morning after a lorry fire between Ashby-de-la-Zouch and the M42 last night. One lane remains closed on the southbound carriageway this morning for resurfacing works. This is expected to cause traffic delays this morning. Fire crews were called to the scene at around 9.30pm last night, and spent hours...

Roads closed after incident in Spinney Hills area of city

Leicestershire Police have advised of road closures this morning in the Spinney Hills area of the city. A large section of the road was closed on St Saviours road, in both directions, from 6.20am this morning. Officers have advised this was due to a 'road traffic incident' but no further details have been released. The cordon...

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