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Police close busy dual carriageway after crash this morning

Police have closed the A50 Groby Road after a crash near Glenfield Hospital. A car hit a pedestrian at around 7am this morning. Police have closed both sides of the busy dual carriageway, and emergency services are at the scene dealing with the accident. No details have been given yet of any other vehicles involved in...

Two lanes closed on M1 Leicestershire following incident

Two lanes have been closed along the M1 southbound in Leicestershire between Junctions 19 and 18, causing traffic to build up on the motorway. Police have been at the scene, trying to reopen the lanes following an accident on the southbound carriageway. The image below shows the heavy build-up of traffic between Junction 18...

Crash closes M1 in Leicester in both directions

The M1 motorway was closed in both directions following a crash this morning. The accident occurred at 11.10am, blocking two lanes of the southbound carriageway between junctions 20 and 21. The accident also closed lanes in the northbound carriageway. This caused queuing traffic in both directions. The Highways Agency has been at the scene, clearing the...

Busy road near Fosse Park closed following accident

An accident early this morning has closed the A563 Lubbesthorpe Way, near Fosse Park. The serious collision involved a fire engine and a car. Lubbesthorpe Way is closed in both directions between the McDonalds roundabout and Narborough Road South. The collision took place at around 6.00am this morning. Police and Emergency services are at the scene. No...

Roadworks over school holidays close key city roads

A number of roads across Leicester are due to be closed temporarily during the school half-term holidays for repair and resurfacing work. Work will be taking place in three main areas over the coming two weeks. These are: Saffron Lane in Aylestone Heacham Drive in Beaumont Leys Glenfield Road/Glenfield Road East in New Parks/ West...

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Leicestershire

A motorcyclist has died in a road collision in Belton, near Loughborough. The accident occurred at 11.08am today (Saturday 14 October) on Rempstone Road (B5324) and involved a motorcycle and Lexus CT200 car. The motorcyclist was travelling from Belton towards the Shepshed turning and the car was travelling in the opposite direction. The motorcycle rider, a...

Motorist trapped and road closed after three vehicle crash

A motorist is trapped in wreckage following a three-car crash in Leicester this morning. The accident took place in the Netherhall area of the city, at the junction of Cardinals Walk and Parkstone Road, at about 9am. The roads are currently closed. Drivers are being urged to avoid the area. Firefighters are at the scene trying...

Council plans £100m new road near Melton

Leicestershire County Council is asking residents for feedback on the biggest and most ambitious road scheme in its history. The project, which could cost up to £100 million, would create a new road passing around the outskirts of Melton Mowbray’s town centre. The county council, along with Melton Borough Council, is proposing the new scheme to...

Cow on motorway causes long delays as travel chaos continues

The travel chaos this Bank Holiday weekend continues, with long delays on the M1 this morning after a cow made her way onto the motorway. The delays are in both directions of the M1 approaching J20 in Leicestershire. Highways England say the cow had escaped through a gap in a fence onto the motorway. She's now...

Two lanes closed following crash on M1 this afternoon

A crash on the M1 this afternoon is causing long delays on the northbound lanes of the motorway in Leicestershire. The accident took place at 3pm today near East Midlands Airport. Two lanes of the motorway were closed following the crash, between Junction 24 (for East Midlands Airport) and Junction 25. No details around the accident...

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