M69 closed in Leicestershire after two women injured in crash
Two women were injured when their car was involved in a crash on the M69 this morning closing the motorway in both directions.
One woman was airlifted to Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
The other woman was taken to the same hospital by road ambulance with minor injuries.
The single vehicle collision involving a Peugeot happened near junction 2 of the M69 on the southbound carriageway.
SUNDAY OPEN BUFFET EAT AS MUCH AS U CAN £6.99PP & A LA CARTE...View details
Come & Try our Delicious Menu with an Amazing 15% off all Food Bills on a la carte menu only
Terms: Lebanese & Mediterenian Menu With An Amazing 15% Off Your Food Bills on a la carte menu only
Contact: 0116 2169184
Valid until: Sunday, May 26 2013
The M69 was closed southbound between the M1 (J21) and J1 (M69) and northbound between J1 and J2 of the M69.
Southbound traffic heading towards Coventry and Birmingham is being advised to use the M1 to J19 and then M6 north.
UPDATE: The road was reopened just after 12.30pm.