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Monday, March 25, 2019


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...

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...

Live: M1 closed Southbound at J15 after serious crash

Motorists are being warned of heavy traffic on the M1 southbound, after a serious collision in Northamptonshire. The incident occurred between Junction 15 & 14 in Northamptonshire, but caused long tailbacks of traffic. The motorway is expected to remain shut between these junctions until at least 5.30pm.

Drivers warned of treacherous icy conditions after new weather warning

Drivers are being warned to prepare for another day of treacherous icy conditions on Thursday, after a day of travel chaos yesterday. Thousands of people across Leicestershire were left facing travel misery and power outages on Wednesday due to the wintery weather. The Met Office issued a new yellow weather warning yesterday for most of...

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...

A46 in Leicestershire closed all morning after serious crash

The A46 will be closed for most of this morning following a serious collision. The accident involved a car and a HGV. The closure is in place in both directions of the A46 at the junction with the A6006 for Six Hills and the A606 junction.

One of Leicester’s busiest roads closes today for two weeks

One of Leicester's busiest roads will be closed from today (Sunday 13 August), for two weeks, as part of a scheme to tackle persistent speeding motorists. Leicester City Council is taking steps to slow down traffic on a section of Welford Road, between Chapel Lane and Brinsmead Road Over 1,800 vehicles per hour use this...

Large pothole appears on M1 causing huge traffic delays

There’s huge traffic delays on the M1 this morning, near East Midlands Airport, due to a pothole which has opened up on the motorway. The pothole has emerged over two lanes, between J23a and J24 of the Southbound carriageway, forcing them to close. Only one lane remains open. Highways England have said this is causing...

Live: M1 closed after multi-vehicle collision in Leicestershire

The M1 Northbound has been closed between J21A and J22 near Leicester due to a multi-vehicle collision. Emergency services are at the scene. Initially two lanes of the motorway were closed, but now all traffic has been stopped and the northbound carriageway closed. An alternative route is available and drivers have been advised to follow the...

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...

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