Serious accident closes major Ilkeston road

The scene of an accident in Ilkeston on Thursday, June 1 (Photo: Poppy PR)
The scene of an accident in Ilkeston on Thursday, June 1 (Photo: Poppy PR)

A serious road accident has closed a major road in Ilkeston this afternoon.

The incident took place at around 1.30pm and involved a cyclist who had been knocked off his bike.

Heanor Road has been closed as a result of the accident and traffic is currently being directed away from the area.

The Air Ambulance was initially dispatched but the man’s injuries are not thought to be serious.