Driver taken to hospital with 'life-threatening injuries' after crash into wall in Stevenage town centre

PUBLISHED: 10:19 17 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:07 17 February 2017

Emergency crews outside the Ibis Hotel in Stevenage after the car crash.

Emergency crews outside the Ibis Hotel in Stevenage after the car crash.

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A motorist left with 'life-threatening injuries' when his car crashed into a wall in Stevenage town centre this morning has now been taken to hospital.

Emergency crews outside the Ibis Hotel in Stevenage after the car crash. Photo: @AmboOfficerEmergency crews outside the Ibis Hotel in Stevenage after the car crash. Photo: @AmboOfficer

Emergency crews including the East Anglian Air Ambulance rushed to Swingate after the crash near the Ibis hotel shortly before 8.30am.

Paramedics, on the scene within five minutes, treated the male driver for what a spokesman described as ‘life-threatening injuries’, before taking him by road ambulance to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital ‘in a serious condition’.

The driver had been trapped in the car until being released at 9.23am.

Police and two fire engines, both from Stevenage, attended the scene, as did an ambulance rapid response vehicle, officer and crew.

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