Air ambulance lands as man seriously injured in St Albans crash

PUBLISHED: 09:45 10 January 2020

Images from the scene of the crash in St Albans. Picture: Laura Bill

Images from the scene of the crash in St Albans. Picture: Laura Bill

Archant

A man has been seriously injured following a crash in St Albans city centre this morning, police have confirmed.

Images from the scene of the crash in St Albans. Picture: Laura BillImages from the scene of the crash in St Albans. Picture: Laura Bill

A collision between a van and a motorbike took place on Holywell Hill leading to its closure.

An air ambulance has now arrived on the scene, with a road ambulance also in attendance.

A spokeswoman for the Herts Police said: "Police were called at around 7.13am this morning (Friday January 10) to a report of a collision in Holywell Hill, St Albans.

You may also want to watch:

"Two vehicles were involved, a motorcycle and a van.

"The Ambulance service were also called to the scene (ambo ref 592), as well as the air ambulance service.

"A temporary road closure was put in place at around 7.30am to allow emergency services access to the scene.

"One person was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"We are currently asking motorists to avoid the area where possible and find alternate routes, as we are expecting the road to be closed for some time while officers investigate.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information, is asked to contact us on the non-emergency number 101 quoting Op Simool."


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Herts Advertiser