Live updates: School pupil knocked off bike shutting busy Leicester road to traffic

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A major Leicester road is shut to traffic this morning after a collision involving a schoolchild on a bike.

Fire crews from Eastern Station are on the scene of a crash in Dysart Way.

They said: "Please avoid the area, heavy congestion around Catherine Street, Dysart Way, Uppingham Road and Belgrave Gate.

"One school child knocked off bike, we wish him a speedy recovery."

Area Traffic Control says that Dysart Way through Saint Matthews should be avoided.

A tweet from the traffic monitoring service says: "Leicester travel warning: Dysart Way closed from the Belgrave Circle to Orchardson Avenue. Avoid the area."

We're covering this story live. Updates are below.

 link source - Leicester Mercury

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