Serious crash closes A46 in Leicester for 10 hours

A serious crash on the A46 in Leicester saw the busy dual carriageway closed for most of the night.

The A46 was closed in both directions between Anstey and Wanlip from 9pm last night. It reopened shortly before 7am this morning.

It’s believed only one car was involved in the incident, however no details have been officially released about the crash or if there were any casualties. Highways England advised that both Leicestershire Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene, and described the crash as a ‘serious’ incident.

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