Man dies in four-car crash on A46 in Leicestershire

One man has died and five others are in hospital following a four-car pile-up on the A46 in Leicestershire.

The collision happened on the northbound carriageway near Six Hills at about 0510 GMT.

The man died at the scene and five other men were taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment.

Investigations into the accident meant the carriageway was closed until about 1600 GMT.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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