Stevenage pedestrian taken to hospital after Six Hills Way crash

PUBLISHED: 16:01 17 January 2018 | UPDATED: 09:58 18 January 2018

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage. Picture: BCH Road Policing via Twitter

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage. Picture: BCH Road Policing via Twitter

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A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after a serious crash in Stevenage that saw an air ambulance land.

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage after the crash involving a pedestrian. Picture: Stuart HubnerThe scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage after the crash involving a pedestrian. Picture: Stuart Hubner

A police spokeswoman said the force was called to Six Hills Way at 2.19pm by the ambulance service, following the incident involving a male pedestrian.

A Herts Air Ambulance landed near the scene, which is between Homestead Moat and Colestrete.

Police have described the man’s injuries as “serious”. The ambulance service said a man in his 50s was unconscious at the scene, and was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital.

The car involved is a blue Renault Twingo, which has now been recovered.

Six Hills Way is closed and emergency services remain at the scene. A diversion is in place via Bedwell Crescent.

Herts County Council’s Highways department has indicated by tweet that Six Hills Way is likely to remain closed “for some time”.

There are major delays on all the town’s Arriva bus services after the incident, with diversions on routes 1, 4, 5 and 6.

Anyone who witnessed the crash should call police on 101, quoting reference 377 of January 17.

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