University Boulevard is closed after collision between van and tram: Live updates

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A collision between a van and a tram has closed University Boulevard and delayed tram and bus services to and from the city.

The accident in University Boulevard happened at around 2.45pm.

It has resulted in all traffic being diverted and no trams running between University Boulevard and the NG2 tram stops.

Nottingham Express Transit has released a statement stating apologising for any inconvenience.

A spokesman said: "For all passengers affected between University Boulevard and NG2 stops the orange line number 36 and navy line number 49 are currently accepting our tickets we do apologise for the inconvenience caused."

Bus services have also been diverted to avoid the collision.

A spokesman for Trentbarton said: "There has been an accident between a van and a tram on University Boulevard, and the road is closed.

"We are diverting all services down Woodside Road, Priory Island & QMC in both directions. This will cause significant delays as we approach rush hour, so please be aware."

Nottinghamshire Police have been contacted for comment.