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Two people cut free from M1 crash causing nine mile tailback

A lorry and five cars were involved in a crash on the northbound M1 near J21. Two people had to be cut free from their cars by Firefighters. The crash happened at 2.30pm and followed an earlier crash at midday that also caused long tailbacks. The accident has closed one lane of the northbound motorway,...

Car crashes into barrier closing lane on M1

A lane was closed on the M1 this morning near East Midlands Airport, after a car crashed into the barrier of the motorway. The incident occurred between Junction 23A and Junction 24. The lane closure caused slow traffic, but delays were kept to a minimum with cars continuing to move around the incident. Recovery work on...

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...

Live: Police close A5 in Hinckley in both directions

The A5 in Hinckley has been closed in both directions following an incident this morning. The closure is in place near Sketchley and is believed to be due to a lorry hitting a bridge in the area. Highways England are at the scene, however there is...

Roadworks and road closures taking place this week across the city

Here is the latest list of roadworks and closures taking place across the city this week (w/c Sunday 27 August): • Welford Road - road safety scheme. Road closed in outbound direction only between Chapel Lane and Brinsmead Road. Diversions in place. • Market Place - carriageway improvements. Road closed between Odeon Arcade and Cheapside....

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...

Live: M1 in Leicester closed after crash this morning

The M1 in Leicestershire is closed this morning after a crash. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between J21 for Leicester and J20 at Lutterworth. Emergency serviced are at the scene. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service have reported that three vehicles were involved in the crash. The crash has caused all three lanes of the carriageway...

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...

M1 in Leicestershire closed after multiple lorry crash

The M1 in Leicestershire has been closed this morning following a serious collision. The motorway was closed in both directions between Junction 20 for Lutterworth and 21 for Leicester. The incident involved multiple HGVs. The southbound carriageway was reopened at around 6.30am this morning. ...

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