A38 shut after RTC

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Diversions for motorists are in place following a multi vehicle road traffic collision on the A38 which has closed the road.

The road has been shut between Orchard Way and Penny Emma Way and at Leamington Drive causing long tailbacks in the area as motorists try to find another route.

According to the Notts Road Policing Twitter account, officers are dealing with a serious RTC in the Sutton Road-Kirkby Road area after being called at around 9.20am today (Thursday 17th July).

There has also been a serious RTC on Highland Drive in Sutton involving five vehicles.

People are being advised to avoid the area if possible and all roads in the area are extremely congested.

At this stage one woman has been taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre in a critical condition.

If you saw the incident, or have any information contact police or call Crimestoppers anonymously.