Nuneaton traffic affected as main route through Hinckley closed following overnight lorry fire

An overnight lorry fire has closed a main road in Hinckley causing delays back to Nuneaton. The incident happened on the Northern Perimeter Road last night with Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service rushing to put out the blaze. The carriageway is now closed today between Wykin Road and Roston Drive while emergency repairs take place.

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Sources say it may take some time for it to reopen. Other routes around the area are now busier than normal, especially the A5 towards the M69 Island.

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The hugely popular Coventry Telegraph app for iPhone and Android[1] has been redesigned from the ground up.

Select area-specific news to appear on your homepage, follow up-to-the-minute news on the Sky Blues, and get the low-down on things to do around the region. You can also read the Telegraph via the Apple News app on iOS devices. To learn more about our new app, watch the video above.

You can download the apps right here.[2]


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