Watch: Van and tram crash causes travel chaos across Nottingham

Video: A van has crashed with a tram on University Boulevard

University Boulevard was closed off for several hours after a crash involving a tram and van, causing travel disruption throughout the city.

The incident happened on University Boulevard at around 2.45pm (Wednesday December 6) and derailed the tram involved.

All traffic heading along the route was diverted and no trams ran between University Boulevard and NG2.

The road eventually re-opened late on Wednesday night, after causing delays of up to two hours for thousands of motorists forced to find alternative routes.

University Boulevard (Picture: Google)

NET posted on Twitter: “Due to a Road Traffic Accident at Nottingham university we have no service between University Boulevard and NG2.

“Due to the nature of the incident alternative transport may be required – we do apologise for the inconvenience caused.

“For all passengers affected between University Boulevard and NG2 stops, the orange line number 36 and navy line number 49 are currently accepting our tickets.

“Trains are now also accepting our tickets from Beeston train station to Nottingham train station.

“For all passengers travelling between University Boulevard and Toton Lane we are now running a tram shuttle service through all those stops.”

Nottingham City Transport Tweeted: “Due to an incident on University Boulevard, traffic along Woodside Road and Derby Road is heavier than normal, with delays on orange 35 and 36.”