M1 crash: traffic delays in St Albans expected

Photo courtesy of Herts Fire Control

Photo courtesy of Herts Fire Control - Credit: Archant

St Albans road users have been warned of traffic delays following a crash on the M1 this morning (Monday).

Photo courtesy of Herts Fire Control

Photo courtesy of Herts Fire Control - Credit: Archant

Emergency services attended the crash between a lorry and two cars on the M1 between junction 5 and 6 at about 9.30am this morning.

Firefighters extricated two people using cutting equipment and a woman in her 20s and

A woman in her 20s had suffered a serious head injury and ankle injury and a man in his 50s also suffered serious head and abdominal injuries.

They were both taken to St Marys Hospital by the East of England Ambulance service.

Photo courtesy of Herts Fire Control

Photo courtesy of Herts Fire Control - Credit: Archant

Another patient was taken to Watford General Hospital with minor injuries.