Dangerous driving arrest after car crashes in A1(M)’s Hatfield Tunnel

PUBLISHED: 09:01 07 November 2019 | UPDATED: 09:34 07 November 2019

Police were called at 6.31pm yesterday to reports that a silver Ford Mondeo had struck the side of the Hatfield Tunnel between Junction 4 for Hatfield and Junction 3 for St Albans. Picture: Archant

Police were called at 6.31pm yesterday to reports that a silver Ford Mondeo had struck the side of the Hatfield Tunnel between Junction 4 for Hatfield and Junction 3 for St Albans. Picture: Archant

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A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving last night after a car crashed in the Hatfield Tunnel, blocking a lane of the A1(M).

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Police were called at 6.31pm yesterday to reports that a silver Ford Mondeo had struck the side of the Hatfield Tunnel between Junction 4 for Hatfield and Junction 3 for St Albans.

The car blocked one southbound lane, with two lanes said to be closed by Highways England while the incident was dealt with. The motorway was fully reopen by 7.20pm.

No injuries were reported, but a 35-year-old man was detained by police on suspicion of dangerous driving.

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