Boy hit by tram in Nottingham

This article was updated 6/3/24 with further details and an update on the age of the person hit.

A 11 year old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries when he was hit by a tram after falling off his bike close to Wilkinson Street tramstop shortly after 0800 on Monday 4th March. Police, the Fire Service and Ambulance attended the scene to deal with the incident which led to tram services being suspended for a time.

The incident happened at approximately 0805 with a statement from Nottinghamshire Chief Inspector, David Mather, saying: “Emergency services were called to Wilkinson Street, Nottingham, around 8.05am today (4 March) following reports of a road traffic collision.

“One casualty has been taken to hospital with serious injuries. The road was closed for a short period while we worked with colleagues from East Midlands Ambulance Service and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service but has now reopened.

“We would like to thank motorists and tram users for their patience and understanding.”

Reports in local media from eyewitnesses suggest that the man became trapped under a tram, with the Fire Service having to be involved to help free him.

Whilst the incident was dealt with trams were suspended between The Forest and David Lane.

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