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West Bridgford
Thursday, 6 May 2021

A42 closed northbound to A453 overturned lorry – see diversion

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The A42 in Leicestershire is closed northbound between the A511 near Ashby-de-la-Zouch and the A453 near Tonge due to an overturned lorry.

Leicestershire Police and Fire and Rescue are at the scene.

Road users are advised to expect delays on the approach to the incident and allow extra time for their journeys.

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Road users are advised to follow the solid circle diversion signs:


  • Exit the A42 northbound at J13 at Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • At the Interchange, take the third exit onto the A512
  • Follow the A512 to the M1 J23
  • Join the M1 at J23 heading northbound
  • At M1 J23a, take the free flow slip road onto the A42 to the A42/A453 Finger Farm Roundabout
  • At the roundabout, take the third exit onto the A453 southbound


AA Roadwatch reports:

‘Road closed and queueing traffic due to accident, a lorry that has left the road involved on A42 Northbound between J13 A511 (Ashby-De-La-Zouch / Coalville) and J14 A453 (Castle Donington). The road was closed just after 17:00.’