Gridlock in Hitchin after BMW collides with pedestrian

A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital this morning

A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital this morning - Credit: Archant

Traffic in Hitchin tonight has been described as ‘gridlocked’ after a pedestrian was involved in a collision with a car.

The crash, which happened near to a roundabout for Florence Street in the town just after 4.30pm this afternoon, has seen traffic on town centre roads come to a standstill.

Police confirmed a woman is currently receiving medical attention at the scene after being in collision with a silver BMW.

An motorist stuck in a traffic jam on nearby Walsworth Road told the Comet: “The whole area is gridlocked.”

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