Hitchin man arrested after car overturns on Stevenage A602

The ambulance service and police were called to Lytton Way in Stevenage last night after a car overt

The ambulance service and police were called to Lytton Way in Stevenage last night after a car overturned close to the Esso garage. Picture: Casey Gutteridge - Credit: Archant

A 22-year-old Hitchin man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car overturned in Stevenage last night.

Police were called shortly before 10.20pm yesterday to reports of a crash in Lytton Way.

On arrival officers found a Mercedes had overturned on the A602 dual carriageway, near the Esso garage.

A police spokeswoman said one person suffered “slight injuries” and was treated at the scene by the ambulance service.

A 22-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of driving above the prescribed alcohol limit. He remains in police custody at this time.


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The car was recovered by 11.55pm, and the Herts Highways team were called to clear debris and fluid from the dual carriageway.

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