Welford Road in Leicester closed by 'serious accident'

A major road in Leicester was closed as emergency services dealt with a “serious accident”. The collision happened in Welford Road, in the Knighton Fields area of the city, shortly before 1pm today. Traffic website, Inrix reported that the A5199 Welford Road was shut in both directions.

The crash occurred between Brookview Dental Clinic and Knighton Lane East – affecting traffic between Palmerston Way and the city. We covered this incident live. Updates appeared below.

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