Tram services have been suspended after an incident with a pedestrian in the Netherthorpe area.

The incident, near Netherthorpe Road, was confirmed earlier today by operator Stagecoach Supertram.

They said that their routes were suspended in both directions as a result of the incident. The extent of the damage and injuries is not yet known.

Just after 2pm, they said the incident had ‘been cleared’ but warned passengers to expect delays and cancellations.

They said at 1.21pm this afternoon: “Due to tram/pedestrian incident at Meadow Street, services are suspended in both directions pending update. Routes affected are Blue and Yellow.

“The incident at Meadow Street is ongoing, emergency services are on site. Service is terminating at Cathedral. Stagecoach and First accepting tickets City to Malin Bridge/Middlewood.”