St Albans road closed after car crashes into home

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

Police have closed a major St Albans route after a car crashed into a house.

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

Traffic officers have shut Sandpit Lane to recover a vehicle which didn’t stop at the end of Lemsford Road.

The car crashed into scaffolding on a house that was being renovated.

Police were called shortly before midnight, following reports that a Range Rover had left the road and crashed into a garden. Damage was subsequently caused to another vehicle and a house.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital to be assessed but was uninjured.

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant


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Road closures have been put in place by highways while the damage to the property is assessed and the vehicle is recovered.

A 49-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving above the prescribed alcohol limit. She was later released with no further action.

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig She

A car crashed into scaffolding at the junction of Lemsford Road and Sandpit Lane. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

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