Two people taken to hospital after crash in The Meadows near Nottingham city centre

Emergency services at the scene on Arkwright Street
-Credit: (Image: Nottinghamshire Live / Martin Naylor)

Two people have been taken to hospital following a crash which took place just outside Nottingham city centre. The incident occurred just before noon on Tuesday, June 4 at the junction of Arkwright Street, on the city centre border with The Meadows, and Meadows Way.

Arkwright Street was closed in both directions following the crash which involved a motorcycle. Two people were taken to the Queen's Medical Centre, but it is unclear how severe their injuries are.

A spokesperson for East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We received a call at 11.51am on 4 June to Arkwright Walk in The Meadows. We sent two paramedics in solo response cars and two crewed ambulances.

Get the latest news straight to your phone by joining us on WhatsApp

"Two patients have been taken to Queen’s Medical Centre by crewed ambulances." A statement issued by Nottinghamshire Police also read: "We are currently at the junction of Arkwright Street and Meadows Way in Nottingham following a road traffic collision involving a motorcyclist.

"A road closure is in place at the junction. We would ask motorists to please avoid the area while the closure remains in place."

Buses and trams were also affected by the road closure, which was lifted just before 4pm. A police cordon remained in place at the junction, with a collision investigation unit spotted at the scene.