Man in critical condition and roads closed after crash

A man has been left with life-threatening injuries in a serious village crash. Police were called out to Main Road in Watnall after a car hit a man on Friday evening (April 1).

The incident was reported to Nottinghamshire Police just after 10pm. Detectives said a 35-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A 21-year-old man also suffered an injury to his arm and has been taken to hospital. But police said this man’s injuries weren’t thought to be life-altering.

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Emergency services attended and road closures remain in place in Main Road, between Holly Road and Stannier Way. Chief Inspector Paul Hennessy, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Diversions have been clearly signposted, although we’d urge drivers to avoid the area for the time being.

“An investigation is currently ongoing to establish exactly what happened. If you witnessed the incident, or have any information that could assist us with our enquiries, we’d ask that you contact police. We would also like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have recorded dash-cam footage relating to the incident.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 790 of April 1 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. This is a breaking news incident – follow our blog for updates.


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