A505 closed due to crash near Hitchin

A road, with trees down one side, and houses on the other.

The crash has been described as "damage-only" by police. - Credit: Google Maps

The A505 Offley Road was closed yesterday due to a crash in the Hitchin area.

The road, which leads from Luton to Hitchin, was initially shut at around 4.56pm in the afternoon (Wednesday, August 31) and remained closed whilst the emergency services dealt with the incident.

Officers from Hertfordshire police attended the scene.

The crash has been described as "damage-only" by police, with no injuries reported as a result of the collision.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire police said at the time: "We are currently at the scene of a damage-only road traffic collision on the A505 Offley Road, Hitchin.

"The road, from Luton to Hitchin, is closed while the incident is dealt with.

"Please avoid the area at this time.

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"Thank you."