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Pedestrian hurt in Grantham High Street - road closed

A pedestrian was seriously injured this morning in an incident with a lorry on Grantham High Street.

The road is currently closed between the junction with St Peter's Hill and the Old Bank pub. Traffic is being diverted.

A woman was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham by land ambulance after being treated by medical staff in the middle of the road.

An EMAS spokesman said: "We received a call at 11:52am to attend an incident on High Street, Grantham. The caller reported a road traffic collision involving a patient and a lorry. We sent a double crewed ambulance to the scene and the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance."

The doctor from the air ambulance travelled in the ambulance with the crew. There was also a LIVES nurse who attended.

The High Street remains closed (as of 4pm).

A police spokesman said: "Serious disruption is expected in Grantham following a collision on the High Street. Officers were called at 11:56 to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian. The woman is believed to be seriously injured. The air ambulance is expected to attend. Please avoid the High Street and please be aware that surrounding areas are likely to be affected."


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