Motorist dies in crash near Harborough

Police setup road blocks at the A6 McDonalds roundabout.
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Police setup road blocks at the A6 McDonalds roundabout. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-170406-182346005

A motorist has been killed in a road accident near Market Harborough today (Sunday).

The accident happened at the crossroads of the A6 and Langton Road, between Market Harborough and Kibworth, not far from the McDonalds roundabout.

Scene of the fatal accident at the Foxton A6 crossroads.
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Scene of the fatal accident at the Foxton A6 crossroads. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-170406-182335005

Police were advising motorists to avoid the area, because roads had been closed.

The two-vehicle crash happened just before 3pm and police, paramedics, the air ambulance and a fire crew were called to the scene.

The fire crew was helping with casualties trapped in the vehicles.

It is believed that one motorist died at the scene of the accident.

Scene of the fatal accident at the Foxton A6 crossroads.
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Scene of the fatal accident at the Foxton A6 crossroads. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-170406-182408005

Busy traffic chaos in the Langtons.
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Busy traffic chaos in the Langtons. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-170406-182357005