Live: Narborough Road blocked after pedestrian hit by lorry

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after an accident on Narborough Road South.

The incident occurred near the Asda roundabout at Fosse Park and involved a woman and a HGV.

One lane remains blocked heading towards Braunstone Lane.

A spokesman for Leicestershire Police said: “At around 2:20pm this afternoon officers became aware of an incident.”

“The incident involved a collision between a HGV and a pedestrian. The city bound carriageway was closed.”

East Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed that an air ambulance was sent to the scene.

The woman has been taken to Coventry and Walsgrave General Hospital. No details have been released around the severity of her injuries.