Main Northampton road was closed after collision between car and bicycle

A busy road near the centre of Northampton has been closed off by police after a collision between a car and a bike.

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 9:35 am
Updated Thursday, 26th January 2017, 5:08 pm
Part of the A508 London Road remains closed after a collision between a car and a bike.

London Road is currently shut between Queen Eleanor Road and the Queen Eleanor roundabout.

Original reports were that a schoolboy had been knocked off his bike at one of the Parkfield Avenue junctions, at around 8.10am.

A police spokeswoman has confirmed this was not the case, stating a man in his 20s is believed to have been injured in the collision.

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He was taken to University Hospitals Coventry via land ambulance, though the air ambulance did attend the scene.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The road is expected to reopen in the next hour.