Police shut road near Ryton and Princethorpe after concern for man's welfare

The A423 between the Sky Blues Island and Princethorpe was shut this morning
The A423 between the Sky Blues Island and Princethorpe was shut this morning

Police shut the A423 Oxford Road between the Sky Blues Island and Princethorpe this morning (Thursday October 18) after concerns were raised for a man's welfare.

Police were called to the scene at around 7am. The man was taken to Walsgrave Hospital with a head injury.

The road was reopened at around 8.15am.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said the man was treated at the scene, but it was unclear how his injuries came about.