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A5 near Hinckley closed after lorry hits bridge

The A5 has been closed completely in both directions between Nutts Lane and Dodwells Roundabout as emergency services deal with a lorry stuck under a bridge.

Commuters have been tweeting photos of the scene, including this photo of the A5 shut both ways by the railway bridge.

Credit: Pete Hayward

Train delays through Hinckley after truck hits bridge

There are currently delays on trains going between Birmingham and Leicester after a truck hit a bridge on the A5 in Hinckley. Fire services are on the scene and police are directing traffic.

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Man identified from CCTV image of Hinckley defibrillator damage

The £13,000 defibrillator was found destroyed after it was taken from a paramedic in Hinckley. Credit: East Midlands Ambulance Service

Police have identified the person in CCTV images in connection to a defibrillator that was stolen and damaged in Hinckley.

The defibrillator was taken from a paramedic as he treated a patient on Regent Street on 4th December.

Inquests into deaths of father and sons opened and adjourned

Inquests into deaths of father and sons opened and adjourned Credit: Family Photograph

The inquests into the deaths of a father and his two sons from Hinckley have been opened and adjourned.

The bodies of 43-year-old David Stokes, and his sons five-year-old Matthew and his 11-year brother Adam, were found on Wednesday morning (2 November).

Our reporter Stacey Foster was in court:

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