Collision causes police to close A606 near Melton

A motorcylist was taken to hospital with a serious injury following a collision with a van on the A606 near Melton this morning (Monday).

Monday, 12th July 2021, 1:07 pm
Updated Monday, 12th July 2021, 4:57 pm
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Leicestershire Police say the incident happened at the Broughton crossroads near Ab Kettleby around 11am at the junction with Six Hills Lane.

A spokeswoman said; “The road was closed while officers and East Midlands Ambulance Service attend the scene.

“The motorcyclist has been taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, with what is believed to be a serious injury.

“No other injuries were reported and enquiries are ongoing.”

Traffic tailbacks built up in the area following the incident as both Six Hills Lane and the A606 Kettleby Road were closed to traffic.

Motorists were advised to take alternative routes while emergency services dealt with the aftermath.

The roads have both now reopened to traffic.