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 details have been released around any injuries or when the road will reopen.

Lubbesthorpe Way is a major route in the city, particularly for shoppers heading for the busy Fosse Park out-of-town shopping outlet.

Although traffic is coping well with the road closure at the moment, this could change as the roads get more busier.

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