Crash man is airlifted to hospital
A man was airlifted to hospital on Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car near the football stadium in Hinckley.
Police were called to the A47 Normandy Way, Hinckley, shortly before 4pm to reports of the accident near the home of Leicester Road FC.
The casualty, thought to be in his 20s, was taken by air ambulance to Walsgrave Hospital, near Coventry.
Police closed the A47 Normandy Way between the Marsden Roundabout and the junction with the A447 Ashby Road while accident investigators examined the scene.
Anyone who saw the incident or has any information about it is asked to call police on 101.