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Monday, 21 June 2021

M1 closed southbound at East Midlands Airport after serious collision

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The M1 in Leicestershire is closed southbound between J23A (East Midlands Airport) and J23 (Shepshed) due to a collision involving two cars and a motorcycle.

Leicestershire Police are currently in the process of conducting investigation works, Highways England Traffic Officers are on scene assisting with traffic management. Vehicles trapped within the closure are currently being turned around to return to J23A, please await official instructions before doing so.


If this closure impacts on your planned route, please allow extra journey time. Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.

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Diversion route, follow hollow diamond symbol:

  • Exit the M1 at J23A and travel south on the A42
  • At Ashby-de-la-Zouch J13 exit and take the 1st exit at the roundabout
  • Travel east on the A512 via Coalorton and Thringstone