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Multi-vehicle crash on M1 in Leicestershire causes traffic delays

Traffic was held on the M1 carriageway this morning, following a multi-vehicle collision in Leicestershire. The incident happened at around 7am on the southbound carriageway, between Junctions 20 and 21, closing all but one lane. All the vehicles involved have now been moved to the hard shoulder and all lanes have reopened. Emergency services remain...

M1 in Leicestershire closed to all traffic next weekend

A part of the M1 motorway in Leicestershire is going to be closed to all traffic next weekend, causing major congestion and delays for drivers. The closure will take place between 23A and Junction 24 of the motorway, near East Midlands Airport, on both the north and southbound carriageways. This is to allow a new road...

Live: M1 in Leicestershire shut for 5 hours after serious collision

Leicestershire Police are warning drivers to avoid the M1 motorway northbound after a serious collision. Motorists have been warned of delays, with the motorway likely to be closed for five hours. Traffic has come to a standstill after the collision which occurred between Junction 22 and...

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...

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...

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...

Two lanes closed on M1 in Leicestershire following multi-vehicle crash

Two lanes have been closed after a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 Southbound between J21 and J21a. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area. Emergency services responded to the call just before 10am this morning. At the moment 2 lanes are blocked because of the accident and traffic is building on the M1 southbound...

London Road closed towards City Centre after fatal accident

London Road is closed this morning (Wednesday 8th March) outside the train station while Police investigate a fatal collision. The road is closed city bound from De Montfort Street to Waterloo Way, with drivers experiencing significant delays. The closure is due to an accident which occurred overnight. A man with serious injuries was found early this...

A46 in Leicester closed after three vehicle crash

Delays are expected this morning after a collision involving three vehicles on the A46 in Leicester. The incident occurred on the westbound carriageway and part of the A46 near the Hobby Horse roundabout has been closed. The vehicles - two lorries and a car...

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