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Huge delays on M1 after three lorry crash

There are huge delays on the M1 early this evening, after a crash involving three lorries on the motorway. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between Junctions 24 and 25 of the M1 near East Midlands Airport. Two lanes of the motorway were closed, as the three HGVs were removed from the carriageway. Although all...

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...

Warning for commuters as snow expected to hit the region

Weather experts have predicted snow to hit parts of the region this afternoon, with commuters being warned of potential travel disruption during the evening rush hour. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning, with snow expected to hit some parts of Leicestershire between 2pm and 6pm today. The snowfall is expected to be quite...

M6 shut in both directions after serious lorry collision

The M6 motorway is closed in both directions near Leicestershire, after a lorry crashed through the central reservation from the northbound to the southbound carriageway. Emergency services are at the scene and debris from the accident is strewn across all lanes. The incident happened at around 4.30am today. The motorway remains closed between Junction 1 and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Extra park and ride services throughout December to Leicester city centre

Leicester's Park and Ride services will be running additional services in December, making it easier for people to enjoy everything the city centre has to offer this Christmas. The service makes it easier to get into the city centre, without having to worry about traffic or find parking. You can park up for free at...

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...

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