Police reopen roads after serious three-car crash in Stevenage

ROAD closures following a major accident in Stevenage this afternoon were lifted by police at 4pm. Police closed Hitchin Road and Martins Way at the roundabout linking the Old Town after the accident involving the three vehicles, a silver Mercedes, a gree

ROAD closures following a major accident in Stevenage this afternoon were lifted by police at 4pm.

Police closed Hitchin Road and Martins Way at the roundabout linking the Old Town after the accident involving the three vehicles, a silver Mercedes, a green Toyota Rav 4 and a black Toyota Landcruiser, at 1.10pm.

Both roads were closed for almost three hours while police carried out an investigation into the accident in which a woman suffered serious injuries and is now in Lister Hospital.

The driver of another car, a man, was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Paramedics treated both drivers at the scene while firefighters from Stevenage freed them from the wreckage of their vehicles.


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Police later arrested a 48-year-old man from Stevenage at the scene for failing to provide a sample.

Police officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident and has not yet notified the police.

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Pc Ian Breacher from the Road Crash Investigation Unit at Police Headquarters said: "I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and believes they saw any of the vehicles prior to or at the time of the incident to call me on the non emergency number 0845 3300 222.

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