Man sustains serious leg injuries in A507 crash near Stotfold

PUBLISHED: 09:18 02 November 2017

A man was seriously injured in a crash on the A507 near Stotfold last night. Picture: Casey Gutteridge

A man was seriously injured in a crash on the A507 near Stotfold last night. Picture: Casey Gutteridge


A man was hospitalised with serious leg injuries after a head-on crash between a motorbike and a car on the A507 near Stotfold last night.

Emergency crews were called to the road after a crash near Junction 10 of the A1(M) at about 6.15pm, with an East Anglian Air Ambulance despatched to the scene.

A rapid response vehicle, a double-staffed ambulance and two ambulance officers also attended, and the road was closed for a period.

Paramedics treated a man with leg injuries, who was taken to hospital by road ambulance.

An ambulance service spokesman said his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers have asked anyone with information to call Beds police on 101, quoting reference number 357 of November 1.


Read the The Comet Motors e-edition E-edition

Traffic News

59 minutes ago

Hours of disruption are forecast after a train broke down and had to be terminated at Knebworth.

Quick Tips & Advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.