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Long delays on M1 after lorry and two car crash

Two lanes of the M1 are closed this morning after a collision between a lorry and two cars, causing long traffic delays. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between J25 and J24A, near East Midlands Airport. The second and third lane of the motorway were closed, with travel delays of 90 minutes through the area....

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...

Vehicle overturns on M1 near Leicester closing two lanes

Two lanes have been closed after a vehicle overturned on the M1 southbound, near Leicester. The incident happened between J20, near Lutterworth, and J21, the exit for Leicester. Emergency services are at the scene including the Police, Ambulance and the Fire Service. Motorists have been advised of delays of at least 30 minutes and to approach...

Another accident on M1 closes two lanes and causes long traffic delays

A second accident on the M1 this morning is causing major disruption on the southbound exit for Fosse Park. Two lanes of the M1 southbound carriageway have been closed between J21A and J21 due to a collision. Recovery teams are on route and hoping to get the lanes opened as soon as possible. This follows...

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...

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...

Two major development projects get underway in the city

Motorists are being warned of traffic disruption affecting Leicester’s busy city centre roads in the new year, as preliminary road works get underway as part of two major redevelopment projects. Work will start in early January at sites in both Great Central Street and on two sections of Vaughan Way, as the two...

Paper lorry catches fire on M1 closing two lanes

A lorry fire on the M1 closed two lanes of the motorway this morning. The incident happened on the M1 northbound between junction 20 and 21. The lorry contained large paper rolls. The Highways Agency and Fire service are at the scene dealing with the fire. Leicestershire Police Tweeted: "Fire on M1 Northbound Carriageway between Junctions...

Standstill traffic on M1 after car bursts into flames in Leicestershire

Traffic on the M1 was stopped this morning after a car burst into flames on the motorway. The incident happened on the southbound carriageway of the M1, between Junction 21a for the A46 and Junction 22 for Markfield. Fire crews from Coalville and Leicester's Southern fire stations were called to the scene shortly after 11.30am. The...

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...

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