Highways England are warning of long delays on the A42 near Ashby-de-le-Zouch after a three car collision.
The southbound carriageway between Junction 13 and Junction 15 has been closed whilst emergency recovery teams clear the scene. Three casualties were trapped in the collision and crews had to cut them free.
The northbound carriageway has reopened, however queues are mounting as far as the B5006.
There are long delays on the southbound carriageway, with many motorists trapped in their vehicles whilst the emergency services dealt with incident.