Police set up cordon after ‘road traffic incident’ near Nottingham Trent University

Police have today (October 5) cordoned off sections of a major road in the city centre, near Nottingham Trent University.

Pictures of the incident show a large presence from emergency services with responders from Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham Fire & Rescue and East Midlands Ambulance Service all at the scene.

One eye witness said that there are four police cars and a fire engine currently at the incident, on Waverley Street, with passers-by being advised to take alternative routes through the Arboretum or cemetery.

The incident is near the junction of Peel Street which is just walking distance from the main university buildings on the city campus as well as a popular student pub, The Gooseberry Bush.

An update shared by NET said: “Due to a road traffic incident, we have no tram services between Old Market Square and The Forest.

“NCT yellow buses are accepting tram tickets and passes.”

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According to our reporter at the scene, Adam Toms, four police cordons can be seen at the scene, blocking Arthur Street, Arboretum Street, and Waverley Street.

Three squad cars are also at the scene.

The entrance of the Arboretum at the top of the hill is currently taped over.

Vehicles passing through the area are having to turn around.

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It is not yet known whether there are injuries. Nottinghamshire Police have been approached for further information.

This is a breaking news story that is ongoing. We will provide more information as soon as we have it.

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