A main road near Letchworth and Baldock has reopened after a crash.

According to Hertfordshire County Council, there were delays of around 30 minutes on the A505 Letchworth Gate and Baldock Bypass this evening (August 1) due to an incident which began at around 4pm.

A council statement at 4.30pm read: "Letchworth Gate - long delays of 30 minutes due to an RTC.

"Emergency services are on the scene.

"Avoid the area."

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Police were contacted at around 4pm on Monday, August 1 following a road traffic collision on the A505 Baldock Bypass.

"Officers are currently on scene.

"Road closures have been put in place at Letchworth Gate and people are asked to please avoid the area at this time."

The road has since reopened.