Drivers urged to be careful on roads around Harborough amid snowfall and freezing temperatures

Busy roads like Lubenham Hill and the A6 near McDonald's are very slow

Monday, 8th February 2021, 11:13 am

Drivers are being urged by police chiefs to take extra care and go out only if absolutely necessary in Harborough this morning amid snowfall and freezing temperatures.

People are being encouraged to stay at home and warned that accidents are happening on ungritted routes as snow continues to fall while bitter temperatures stay below zero.

Motorists were being forced to crawl along busy roads like Lubenham Hill in Market Harborough as people across Harborough district woke up to a thick layer of snow blanketing roads and pavements.

Drivers are being urged by police chiefs to take extra care and go out only if absolutely necessary in Harborough this morning amid snowfall and freezing temperatures.

Insp Siobhan Gorman, who heads up Harborough police, tweeted: “Take great care on the roads around #market Harborough.

“They have not been gritted.

“A6 and ‘McDonald’s roundabout is very slow. Please stay at home.

“There are accidents occurring.”