A1(M) lane closed after Peugeot hits central reservation and Renault ends up in field

Traffic is heavy southbound on the A1(M) between Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate and Junction 8 for S

Traffic is heavy southbound on the A1(M) between Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate and Junction 8 for Stevenage due to a lane closure. Picture: Harry Hubbard - Credit: Archant

One lane is closed southbound on the A1(M) after a crash between Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate and Junction 8 for Stevenage saw one car hit the central reservation and another end up in a field.

Police were called at 4.38pm today to reports of a collision between a black Renault Megane and a grey Peugeot 207.

As a result, the Renault left the carriageway and came to rest in a field – while the Peugeot crashed into the central reservation.

Officers attended the scene alongside colleagues from the fire and ambulance services.

A police spokeswoman said nobody had been injured, but there is currently a single lane closure in place to allow recovery for both vehicles.


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Update, 6.15pm: Highways England has tweeted to say all lanes are now reopen.

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