A young boy is currently in hospital after being hit by an ambulance on London Road. He was taken to the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
– Avon and Somerset Police
A road traffic collision occurred in Bath this afternoon at around 4pm in London Road. A child has been in collision with a vehicle and has been taken to Bath's Royal United Hospital in a serious condition.
The road has been closed in both directions while police carry out their investigation. Motorists are advised to avoid the area at this time.
The road was closed both ways but is expected to reopen outbound shortly. There is travel chaos throughout the surrounding area.
A young boy has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by an ambulance on its way to an emergency call in the centre of Bath. The accident happened at 4 o'clock on the London Road at Snow Hill.
The ambulance crew gave first aid to the boy at the scene and then took him to the Royal United Hospital. Police officers who were following the ambulance witnessed the incident. The ambulance was responding to a call about a car fire.
Bath and North East Somerset Council say London Road in Bath is closed because of a serious accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. It's likely to be closed for three hours.
– Bath and North East Somerset Council
Please be aware there is an Emergency Road Closure on London Road, Bath. This is in both directions at Snow Hill to the Esso Garage. Reason – serious collision between a vehicle and pedestrian. This road is likely to be closed for three hours. Signage is being provided for the closure by the Council. This will result in large volumes of traffic going onto other routes.
The Council will be monitoring traffic flows and making adjustments to signal timings in order to keep traffic moving as much as possible.
London Road in Bath is currently closed because of an accident. It's expected to remain closed until after rush hour. There are also reports that the road is closed to the public.
London Road in Bath is currently closed because of an accident involving an ambulance near Snow Hill.