Live updates: Crash closes M42 near Ashby

A crash has closed a section of the M42 near Ashby.

Leicestershire Police have said the collision happened just to the north of the A511 junction.

They said they are dealing with the incident and are asking motorists to avoid the area if possible.

Motorists in the area should expect a significant delay to their journey time.

We are covering the incident live. See updates below.

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