Driver arrested after vehicle ploughs into pedestrian on A5120 in Toddington

Beds Police
Beds Police

A driver has been arrested after a serious road traffic collision on the A5120 in Toddington.

There are currently a number of road closures in place near junction 12 of the M1 following the collision on Harlington Road.

A Beds Police spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 4.25pm today (June 25) to reports of a collision between a vehicle and a male pedestrian.

“As a result, the exit slip road at junction 12 on the M1 southbound is currently closed, as well as the entry slip road on to the southbound carriageway.

“Harlington Road (the A5120) is also currently closed from the M1 to the roundabout with Toddington Road.”

It is understood that emergency services are currently in attendance and the injured man has been taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

The spokesman added: “The driver of the vehicle has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been taken to police custody.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call Beds Police on 101.