Road near Hitchin partially blocked after crash, with separate A602 delays

PUBLISHED: 09:12 19 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:25 19 October 2017

No injuries have been reported after the single-car crash in Hexton Road, near Offley, at about 8.20am this morning.

No injuries have been reported after the single-car crash in Hexton Road, near Offley, at about 8.20am this morning.

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A country road near Hitchin is partially blocked this morning after a car came off the carriageway while going around a bend amid the heavy fog.

No injuries have been reported after the single-car crash in Hexton Road, near Offley, at about 8.20am this morning.

Separately, according to Herts County Council’s Highways department, there are delays of up to 20 minutes on the A602 Park Way in Hitchin.

There are also two lanes closed on the A1(M) northbound after a three-car crash near Welwyn, and traffic on the southbound stretch is solid all the way back from Stevenage to Letchworth Gate.

Police were called to the crash on the northbound carriageway near Junction 6 for Welwyn at about 8am, with ambulance crews also attending.

Two lanes are blocked, with vehicles awaiting recovery. The county council Highways team predicts delays of up to 54 minutes.

Police were unable to confirm details of any injuries from the A1(M) crash. An ambulance service spokesman said paramedics were stood down as they were not needed at the scene.

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