Woman injured in Kirkby road crash

A FEMALE pedestrian was taken to hospital early this morning following a collision with a vehicle in Kirkby.

The woman is in King’s Mill Hospital with serious injuries following the incident, which occurred close to the junction of Coxmoor Road and the A38 at around 6.45am.

Police closed Coxmoor Road, causing tailbacks on surrounding routes, and re-opened it at around 8.55am.

Officers are questioning the driver of the vehicle at the scene and are expected to release more updates later.