Pile up brings A1 to a standstill at Stevenage

Two road traffic collisions brought the A1(M) in Stevenage to a crawl this morning. Ambulance crews from Letchworth and Stevenage were scrambled to the southbound carriageway between junctions 7 and 6 shortly before 11am. Five vehicles were involved in

Two road traffic collisions brought the A1(M) in Stevenage to a crawl this morning.

Ambulance crews from Letchworth and Stevenage were scrambled to the southbound carriageway between junctions 7 and 6 shortly before 11am.

Five vehicles were involved in the first crash just south of junction 7.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: "The first incident blocked the road and luckily no one was injured. The second incident was approximately 100 yards behind the original incident, and again, no one was injured.