UPDATE: Major Portsmouth road reopened after collision between pedestrian and car

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Part of a major city centre road was closed off this lunchtime after a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

Portsmouth City Council’s roads team tweeted that the road is shut at the southbound Market Way junction to Alfred Road and Unicorn Road, near the Cascades Shopping Centre.

Traffic was being diverted through the southbound route of Unicorn Road.

Hampshire Constabulary confirmed there had been a collision between a pedestrian and a car at about 12.30pm.

A South Central Ambulance Service spokesman said a 45-year-old man was unconcious with a head injury when paramedics arrived.

He was concious when he was taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital.