Man, 25, arrested after pedestrian injured in St Albans city centre crash

A moped rider fled the scene of a crash in St Albans city centre today (Friday, March 25)

A moped rider fled the scene of a crash on Chequer Street, St Albans today (Friday, March 25) - Credit: Supplied

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a St Albans city centre crash.

The man, from Watford, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article, and possession with intent to supply drugs (class A and B).

He was also arrested on suspicion of assault with intent to resist arrest.

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesperson said that a moped rider fled the scene of a crash at around 9.50am today (Friday, March 25).

They added that officers detained the 25-year-old from Watford following the collision.

A woman was injured in the Chequer Street crash but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening

A woman was injured in the Chequer Street crash but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening - Credit: Archant

A spokesperson said: "A man has been arrested following a collision in St Albans.

"The incident occurred in Chequer Street at around 9.50am and involved a moped, two vehicles and a pedestrian."

A pedestrian involved in the collision was taken to hospital to have her injuries assessed.

An eyewitness to the collision said that the pedestrian - a woman - was seriously injured, but police have since confirmed that her condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

Roads in the Chequer Street area were closed following the crash, but the closures were lifted by 11.10am.

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East of England Ambulance Service paramedics were called to the scene.

An ambulance service spokesperson said: "An ambulance attended a road traffic collision on Chequer Street in St Albans just after 10.15am.

"An adult woman was transported to Watford General Hospital for treatment."