Loughborough Echo

Mystery over lights damage as no collision has been reported


SEVERE damage caused to traffic lights at a major roundabout in Markfield, near junction 22 of the M1 remains a mystery.

The lights at Field Head roundabout were smashed and lying close to the ground on Wednesday - but no traffic collision has been reported.

Authoritie­s remain baffled as to what caused the damage.

A spokespers­on for police: “We have had no reports of a road traffic collision or of any incident at that location.”

Leicesters­hire County Council said yesterday that the lights have now been fully repaired by its workmen.

A spokespers­on said: “Work happened immediatel­y to make the equipment safe.”

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