Fosse Park traffic updates as police urge drivers to 'avoid the area' – Leicestershire Live

It was initially unclear how severe the incident on Soar Valley Way was
Motorists were urged to avoid key roads close to Leicester's Fosse Park on Monday afternoon (August 7) following a collision. The incident happened along Soar Valley Way and was impacting traffic in the area.
Police confirmed that Soar Valley Way was closed at the junction with Grove Way and Lutterworth Road. The severity of the collision was initially unclear.
Drivers were urged to avoid the area for more than an hour. We contacted Leicestershire Police for more information who would later confirm that the incident was 'not serious'.
We were covering this incident live. All updates can be found below.
In the last few minutes, Leicestershire Police has confirmed that Soar Valley Way is open again. Some delays will remain in the area due to the affect the collision had on traffic.
Latest traffic maps show that Fosse Park has been badly impacted by the earlier collision. Police have confirmed that this incident is "not serious" but is causing delays around it.
A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police has told us that the collision close to Fosse Park this afternoon is "not serious".
Further details are being sought.
Latest traffic maps show that the going is slow around Soar Valley Way and Fosse Park this afternoon following the earlier collision. The exact nature of that incident is still unclear.
LeicestershireLive has contacted police for more informaton on this ongoing incident. We will post information as and when we get it.
In the last 20 minutes, Leicestershire Police have confirmed closures are in place along Soar Valley Way following the earlier collision.
1404hrs l SOAR VALLEY WAY l This road is currently closed at the junction with Grove Way and Lutterworth Road due to an RTC. Please find alternative routes. Updates to follow.