Live updates as police cordon blocks Narborough Road route into Leicester city centre

A major route into Leicester city centre has been partially blocked – causing tailbacks and widespread traffic congestion in the area.

Emergency services are currently on the scene of the incident in Narborough Road.

A police cordon is in place close to the junction for Upperton Road and Wescotes Drive, which is a notorious pinch point for traffic at the bets of times.

Leicestershire Police said: “There is a partial road closure in Narborough Road between Westcotes Drive and Upperton Road in both directions. Please find alternate routes.”

We are covering this incident live. For updates as they happen see below.

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