Pedestrian seriously hurt in collision
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.