Crash closes road for 12 hours as power lines come down

A ROAD was closed for more than 12 hours on Tuesday following a car accident in which power line poles were knocked down. Two cars collided along Shenley Lane in London Colney, at the junction with Bell Lane, just after midday. A 41-year-old man from St A

A ROAD was closed for more than 12 hours on Tuesday following a car accident in which power line poles were knocked down.

Two cars collided along Shenley Lane in London Colney, at the junction with Bell Lane, just after midday.

A 41-year-old man from St Albans in a red Toyota Carina was taken to hospital along with a man in his 70s from London Colney, who was driving a silver Mercedes.

Firefighters were called to the scene and had to cut one of the drivers out of the vehicle but neither casualty was seriously injured.


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The road remained closed until 1am on Wednesday morning as the electricity company had to reinstate the poles and power supplies.

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