Car flips and bursts into flames in Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 09:18 04 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:33 04 October 2017

A woman was helped from her car in Martins Way after it flipped over this morning.

A woman was helped from her car in Martins Way after it flipped over this morning.


There is traffic congestion in Stevenage this morning after two separate incidents.

Police were called to Martins Way after a car flipped over and burst into flames after hitting a bollard.

The woman driver of the the white Audi was helped from the car shortly after 8am by fire and ambulance crews.

The vehicle is currently being recovered and Martins Way has been closed.

An air ambulance has landed near St Albans Drive.

Police have also received reports of a loose wheel in Gunnels Wood Road, near the underpass at the junction with Six Hills Way.

This caused a temporary blockage on the carriageway.

More updates here as we have them.

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