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Severe delays after tram derails following collision with van

A tram has derailed at Nottingham University after a collision involving a van.

The road is currently closed in both directions between University Boulevard and NG2. Traffic is being diverting along Derby Road and Woodside Road.

The accident happened at around 2.45pm. Tram and bus services are delayed to and from the city.

Emergency services have said three people sustained minor injuries but no serious injuries have been reported.

The tram which derailed. Credit: BPM Media
Tram and bus services are delayed to and from the city. Credit: ITV News Central

Nottingham Express Transit has released a statement stating apologising for any inconvenience.

A spokesman said: "For all passengers affected between University Boulevard and NG2 stops the orange line number 36 and navy line number 49 are currently accepting our tickets we do apologise for the inconvenience caused."

Bus services have also been diverted to avoid the collision.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: "We were called at 2.50pm to reports of a collision between a tram and a van.

"A few people on the tram have minor injuries but no serious injuries have been reported. The van driver also has sustained no injuries.

"The van is being removed shortly and work to remove the derailed tram may take some time. We are not sure how long the road will be closed for at this stage."

Emergency services are on the scene. Credit: BPM Media

This is the most recent tweet from Nottingham Tram service about the incident:

Firefighters have now left the scene but other emergency services are still there: