An 86-year-old-man is critically ill in hospital after a crash in Netherhall Road, Leicester, this morning. The man was crossing the road at about 8.30am when he was involved in the collision with a van which was travelling towards New Romney Crescent. He received serious injuries and was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, where his condition is described as critical. The driver of the van was uninjured. Detective Constable Seamus Burns, who is investigating the incident, said: "The van was travelling towards New Romney Crescent and the pedestrian was just crossing the road when the collision happened. "We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision and would urge them to call us and help with our investigation." Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Det Con Burns on 101.