The A47 is blocked due to a crash at the M1 over bridge.
Area Traffic Control reports that countybound congestion starts from the New Parks Way/Bruanstone Way roundabout.
They have told drivers to avoid the A47 towards Leicester Forest East and Kirby Muxloe.
We are covering this incident live. Updates will appear below.
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