Woman in her 60s cut out of car following collision in Harpenden

Emergency services were on the scene in Southdown Road, Harpenden, after a crash near the Coop on Th

Emergency services were on the scene in Southdown Road, Harpenden, after a crash near the Coop on Thursday, November 10. - Credit: Archant

A woman was hospitalised yesterday (Thursday) evening after her car came off the road and crashed into a bench outside a church in Harpenden.

The woman, believed to be in her 60s, was cut out of her car at about 5.30pm by the fire service and received trauma care at the scene.

The ambulance service arrived soon after and the woman was taken to Luton and Dunstable hospital with chest pains. Her injuries are not believed be life-threatening.

Her car came off Southdown Road and collided with a bench outside Southdown Methodist Church Halls and the road was closed by police until about 8.30pm.

It is believed that three vehicles, a Volkswagen Tiguan, a Nissan Juke and an Audi A4, were involved and but only one collided with the bench.


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No one else was injured in the collision.

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