Air ambulance called to St Albans after collision with cyclist

There has been a collision in Holywell Hill, St Albans. Image courtesy of Twitter/@Herts_Highways

There has been a collision in Holywell Hill, St Albans. Image courtesy of Twitter/@Herts_Highways - Credit: Twitter/@Herts_Highways

A cyclist in his 40s was airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries following a collision with a car yesterday afternoon (Thursday) in St Albans.

Emergency services were called to Holywell Hill after an Audi Q7 collided with a cyclist near to the road’s junction with Belmont Hill.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust said paramedics were called to the collision at 3.50pm.

She said that an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and Essex air ambulance attended and treated a man in his 40s with a serious chest injury, along with neck and back injuries.

He was flown to St George’s Hospital in Tooting for further care.


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There were traffic delays on Holywell Hill, which was closed in both directions near Albert Street, due to the collision, but the road was re-opened at about 6pm.

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