What we know so far about crash in Derby's Harvey Road

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A section of Derby's Harvey Road has been taped off by the police after a crash this afternoon.

Several witnesses reported seeing the air ambulance and numerous emergency service vehicles at the scene after the incident, which happened at the junction of Hutton Street.

Derbyshire police have since confirmed a man has been taken to hospital following the accident. The cordon in place between Spider Island and Cokayne Street North.

Police Sergeant Scott Riley, of Derbyshire police, said: “We received a call at 4.42pm to reports that a man has been involved in a collision with a car on the eastbound section of Harvey Road at its junction with Hutton Street.

The police cordon in Derby's Harvey Road

The police cordon in Derby's Harvey Road

“The air ambulance was called and a 48-year-old man was airlifted to the Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, having suffered injuries. It is not yet known how serious those injuries might be.”

Our reporter Martin Naylor was at the scene and saw a police collision investigation unit car and an unmarked police car.

He also saw a Burrows recovery vehicle arrive to take away the black Volkswagen Touran people carrier involved in the incident.

The incident happened near the tall sign which a bike has been balanced on top of.

It is understood that the bike has been on the Harvey Road sign for about a week, with it first being seen last Wednesday morning.