Tuesday 16 July 2024
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Updates: A42 closed southbound Leicestershire – serious collision

The A42 in Leicestershire is closed southbound between the M1/A453 and the A511 (Ashby-de-la-Zouch) due to a serious road traffic collision.

All lanes now open – 11:44 am

Leicestershire Police and emergency services are currently on the scene.

Diversion Route

Road users are advised to follow the Solid Diamond diversion symbol on road signs.

  • Exit the A453 (southbound) at the A42/A453 Finger Farm Roundabout and take the first exit onto the A42 south.
  • Continue southbound keeping in the left lane and taking the free flow lane onto the M1 (southbound).
  • Continue south on the M1 to J23 and then exit the motorway.
  • At the M1 J23 take the third exit onto the A512 (westbound).
  • Continue westbound on the A512 passing through the A512/B591 Ashby Road east/Ingleberry Road/Leicester Road junction, Ashby Road West/Charnwood Road junctions in Shepshed and through the Loughborough Road roundabout in Coleorton through to the A42 junction 13 at Ashby-de-la-Zouch for approximately 7.5 miles.
  • At the A42 J13 take the first exit onto the A42 southbound.


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