A46 Northbound closed in Leicestershire causing long delays

The A46 has been closed at Six Hills near Willoughby-on-the-Wold, which is causing long delays.

Traffic is being diverted via the A6006 eastbound into Melton Mowbray, and onto the A606 north to re-join the A43 at Melton Road. The diversion route is approximately 16.5 miles.

Police expect to have the road open by 3pm this afternoon.