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Delays near East Midlands airport after three-vehicle crash

An accident involving three vehicles on the A50 eastbound close to East Midlands Airport.

The collission happened between junction 2 of the A6 for Derby and junction 24A for the M1.

Traffic is queuing as two lanes have been closed in the area.

Congestion in Stanton by Bridge

Very slow traffic is causing delays in Stanton by Bridge this morning.

There are delays on the A514 in both directions around the B587 with congestion to the A5132 Barrow Lane.

Traffic building up heading in to Burton

Traffic is starting to build up for those heading in to Burton this morning.

According to traffic and travel website Inrix, there is heavy traffic on the A444 Stanton Road, in Stapenhill, heading northbound before St Peter’s Bridge.

Horninglow Road and Bridge Street, in Burton, are also busy between Derby Street and Stapenhill Road with travel time currently around four minutes.

The A511 Ashby Road, in Winshill, is busy before Stapenhill Road but traffic is moving.

Traffic is building up in Burton this morning
Traffic is building up in Burton this morning

Delays on the A38 due to broken down vehicle

A broken down vehicle is causing delays on the A38 this morning near Burton.

Drivers are experiencing delays on the southbound carriageway near Barton under Needwood as the vehicle has broken down between the B5016 for Barton and Walton and Dogshead Lane at the Catholme turn off.

This is causing congestion to the Branston interchange as there is queuing traffic with the road being partially blocked. Emergency services are on the scene and travel time is currently around 15 minutes.

There are delays on the A38 this morning. Illustrative image
There are delays on the A38 this morning. Illustrative image (Image: Getty)

What the weather has in store for us today

It may be a wet and cloudy start to the day but forecasters predict that will soon clear up so that drier, brighter and colder conditions will develop.

There will be snow showers in some parts of the region as we head in to the evening with strong northwesterly winds.

More snow is predicted to fall through the evening and overnight which could mean we wake up to a blanket of snow in the morning. However, be warned that this could become icy by the morning.

Temperatures today will reach highs of 8C and lows of 4C.

Snow could be heading this way
Snow could be heading this way (Image: Getty)

Accident on the M1 is causing delays of more than an hour this morning

Good morning

An accident on the M1 is causing major delays on the roads this morning.

Find out more here.

An accident is causing delays on the M1 this morning
An accident is causing delays on the M1 this morning (Image: Traffic England)