Car crashes through front window of popular Hitchin café this morning

A car has crashed into the Café Rouge restaurant in Hitchin High Street this morning. Picture: Ros D

A car has crashed into the Café Rouge restaurant in Hitchin High Street this morning. Picture: Ros Down - Credit: Archant

A car has smashed through the front of a popular town centre restaurant in Hitchin this morning – leaving bystanders ‘stunned’.

A grey Ford Focus crashed through the front of Café Rouge on High Street around 9.45am.

An eyewitness at the scene said: “The car went straight into the front window.

“I am absolutely stunned. You don’t expect something like this to happen in Hitchin.

“I just hope no-one’s injured.”


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There are no details of injuries at this time. More to follow.

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