A man has been taken to hospital after a Peugeot and a Volvo crashed in Stevenage.

The incident took place at around 7.30am on Fairlands Way, where two vehicles collided near the junction with Chells Way.

Two fire engines, police officers and the East of England Ambulance Service attended the scene.

Firefighters released one individual who had become trapped in their vehicle, following the crash.


One man was taken to Lister Hospital "to be checked over".

Motorists were also advised to avoid the area.

The incident was cleared by 10.16am.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said at the time: "Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called at 7.30am this morning to reports of a collision between two vehicles at the junction on Chells Way and Fairlands Way, Stevenage.

"Two fire engines were sent to the scene, where firefighters extricated one person who was trapped in their vehicle following the collision, and left them in the care of the East of England Ambulance Service."

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary added: "Police were called at around 7.33am today (Wednesday, August 16), to report a road traffic collision involving a Peugeot and a Volvo on Fairlands Way, Stevenage.

“Officers along with other emergency service colleagues are currently at the scene of the accident and Webb Rise and Chells Way are currently closed while we are dealing with the collision.

"One man has been taken to hospital to be checked over."


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Lastly, an East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson commented: "We were called at 7.25am to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles on the junction of Fairlands Way and Chells Way in Stevenage.

"An ambulance and ambulance officer vehicle were sent to the scene.

"One patient, an adult man, was transported to the Lister Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”