UPDATE: Man airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital after 'police incident' in Peterborough

A man has been airlfited to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with critical injuries following a police incident in Peterborough today.

Tuesday, 19th December 2017, 2:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th December 2017, 3:46 pm
Police at the scene of the incident in Celta Road today. Photo: Terry Harris

Police, ambulance crews and the air ambulance were called to a concern for safety of a man in Celta Road, Peterborough, at 8.40am.

A man was taken to Peterborough City Hospital. with serious, life threatening injuries, but has since been airlifted to Addenbrooke's.

The road is shut at the junction of Hotpoint with Belsize Avenue.

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Police at the scene of the incident in Celta Road today. Photo: Terry Harris

Police tweeted to say: "Please avoid the area while emergency services deal with a serious incident."

A police spokeswoman added that the road is likely to be closed for some time.

UPDATE: The road was reopened at around 2.30pm.

The Magpas Air Ambulance. Photo: Terry Harris
Police at the scene of the incident in Celta Road today. Photo: Terry Harris
Police at the scene of the incident in Celta Road today. Photo: Terry Harris
The Magpas Air Ambulance. Photo: Terry Harris
Police at the scene of the incident in Celta Road today. Photo: Terry Harris