There are currently long delays for traffic on the A607 near Melton following a road collision.
Reports have been made to Leicestershire Police of an incident between Craftsmans Way and the Queniborough roundabout with jams in both directions as a consequence.
An air ambulance crew were spotted landing near the scene but there is no news yet on any casualties.
County Hall’s Area Traffic Control team said: “Police are closing the road between Craftsmans Way and the Queinborough roundabout.
“It currently looks to be causing severe delays.
“Best to avoid that area if possible.”