Long delays after A46 in Leicester closed due to police incident

A lane has been closed on the southbound carriageway of the A46 this morning due to a ‘police incident’.

The closure is in place approximately half a mile before the Beaumont Leys junction. Police have advised that the road could be closed for some time.

The closure is causing significant disruption to traffic, with queues now reaching back to the Hobby Horse island.

Police have urged drivers to find an alternative route. To keep up with all the latest news across Leicestershire, please like our Facebook Page