A quick-thinking member of the public has saved the life of a 76-year-old man with CPR, following a crash in St Albans.

The incident, involving a grey Kia Sportage and a grey and black Renault Captur, occurred just after 2pm on Wednesday, October 18, in St Peter's Street.

A 76-year-old man from Harpenden, who took ill at the wheel, was given CPR at the scene by a member of the public, with police now keen to contact them after his life-saving efforts.

Sergeant Ian Leeson from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit said: "I am relieved to say that the man who was taken ill at the wheel is now in a stable condition in hospital.

"This is after members of the public came to his aid and performed CPR at the scene of the incident and that helped save his life.

"We would like to contact these people. If this was you, please get in touch."

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 405 (18/10/23)

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Officers attended the scene, along with colleagues from the ambulance service and fire and rescue service.

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries, however they are not believed to be life-threatening.

A 32-year-old woman was also taken to hospital by paramedics as a precaution.