Casualty taken to hospital after two cars collide in Melton

A casualty was taken to hospital this morning (Friday) after two cars were in collision on Burton Road in Melton.

Friday, 9th March 2018, 10:22 am
Updated Friday, 9th March 2018, 10:24 am
Police attended a road traffic incident EMN-180903-101910001

Traffic queued out of the town beyond Burton Lazars for more than an hour after police closed the road as emergency services worked at the scene.

A spokesperson for Leicestershire Police said: “We were called by a member of the public to a road traffic collision on Burton Road at 8.13am.

“East Midlands Ambulance Service was informed and one person was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary by ambulance.

“There was quite a build up of traffic until the road was reopened at 9.30am.”

A crew of Melton firefighters also attended the incident.