***update at 18:45***
All roads now reopen and traffic is moving freely.
Clapham Road is currently closed from the Linden Road junction after a woman was hit by a car.
Police were called to the area at around 3:30pm after reports of the collision at the roundabout of Shakespeare Road and Clapham Road.
The air ambulance attended and landed on the sports field of the nearby Bedford Modern School. The woman was injured and has been taken to hospital, but her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
Traffic is building up in the area and police ask motorists to avoid the area around Clapham Road, Shakespeare Road and Manton Lane roundabout.