Lorry gets stuck on a verge near Hitchin

Police are investigating the fire engine crash in Royston where one person died and another was take

Police are investigating the fire engine crash in Royston where one person died and another was taken to hospital. - Credit: Archant

A lorry drove into a verge in Hitchin this morning, causing it to become stuck and blocking a junction near a busy roundabout.

A DAF truck with a tractor trailer blocked Dale Close at the junction with Gosmore Road near to Gosmore roundabout at around 9.15am.

The driver is fine but the lorry caused damage to the road, and is currently stuck on a grass verge while recovery efforts are being put in place.