Nottingham

Pedestrian dies when struck by lorry in Nottingham

Scene of the crash on Alfreton Road
Image caption Several roads were closed around the Canning Circus area following the accident

A pedestrian has died after being knocked down by a lorry in Nottingham.

The incident happened in Alfreton Road, near the Running Horse pub, at about 0750 BST.

Police said the man, who has not yet been named, was taken to hospital but died soon after. The lorry driver has been questioned by police.

Several roads were closed around the Canning Circus area and diversions were in place until early afternoon. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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