Recap: A5183 Watling Street shut due to serious crash

The A5183 to the north of Radlett, near the location of a reported crash today (August 4)

The A5183 to the north of Radlett, near the location of a fatal crash today (August 4) - Credit: Google Earth

A road near the M25 motorway has reopened following a fatal crash.

The A5183 Watling Street shut at around midday today (August 4) due to a single-vehicle crash between Radlett and London Colney.

A Hertfordshire County Council Highways statement from the time read: "A5183 Watling Street - Road Closed both directions and long delays due to road traffic collision, from B556 Harper Lane to Oakridge Avenue.

"Avoid the area."

The East of England Ambulance Service and Hertfordshire Constabulary has said the driver of a Harley-Davidson involved in the crash died at the scene.

A second patient was taken to Watford General Hospital for treatment.

The road was closed into this evening, but has since reopened.