A person was airlifted to hospital after a collision involving a lorry and a car on the Melton Road at Rearsby this morning (Saturday, October 10).
Fire crews from Melton and Birstall and the Technical Rescue Team from Southern Fire Station were called to the scene just before 11am.
A casualty was extricated from the car before being airlifted to hospital. The road was closed in both directions while emergency services dealt with the incident.
At the time of going to press no other persons were reported to be injured.