Pedes­trian se­ri­ously hurt in col­li­sion

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - NEWS -

A pedes­trian was se­ri­ously in­jured after be­ing hit by a car on a busy Peter­bor­ough park­way dur­ing the evening rush hour.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened on the Frank Perkins Park­way on Wednesday, Oc­to­ber 4 just be­fore 5pm.

The pedes­trian suf­fered ‘se­ri­ous but not life threat­en­ing in­juries’ and was rushed to Peter­bor­ough City Hos­pi­tal for fur­ther treat­ment.

The park­way was shut by the emer­gency ser­vices east­bound be­tween Hamp­ton and Stan­ground, with traf­fic di­verted.

There were long de­lays and traf­fic jams on roads across the city as drivers tried to find al­ter­na­tive routes through the diver­sion dur­ing the evening rush hour.

The road was closed for two hours while po­lice and am­bu­lance crews worked at the scene.

A Cam­bridgeshire po­lice spokes­woman said: “We were called at 4.50pm to the Frank Perkins Park­way, Peter­bor­ough, fol­low­ing re­ports of a col­li­sion in­volv­ing a pedes­trian and a car.

“The pedes­trian, a man, suf­fered se­ri­ous but not lifethreat­en­ing in­juries and was taken to Peter­bor­ough City Hos­pi­tal.”

The po­lice spokesman said the road was re­opened at about 6.50pm.

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