Crash blocks A405 in Chiswell Green

AN accident is blocking the A405 in Chiswell Green, causing major problems for the rush-hour traffic. The two-car collision happened at around 4.30pm this afternoon (Monday) on the southbound carriageway between the roundabout at the Noke Hotel and the ju

AN accident is blocking the A405 in Chiswell Green, causing major problems for the rush-hour traffic.

The two-car collision happened at around 4.30pm this afternoon (Monday) on the southbound carriageway between the roundabout at the Noke Hotel and the junction with Tippendell Lane.

The incident involved a black Ford Escort Finesse and a silver Vauxhall Vectra.

Firefighters are currently on the scene and are thought to be cutting a casualty out of one of the vehicles.

A police spokesperson said the carriageway is completely blocked and was unable to say when the damaged vehicles would be recovered from the road.