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A stretch of Hinckley Road, in the Western Park area of the city, has reopened following a road traffic collision.
Officers were called to the scene, close to the junction with Eastfield Road, around 6:10am today (10 December) to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.
The pedestrian, a man in his 80s, has been taken to hospital with possible life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
The road was closed between the A563 New Parks Way and Wyngate Drive while officers dealt with the incident and drivers were advised to avoid the area if possible.
The road has since reopened.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 74 of 10 December.