A602 closed in Hitchin after car crashes into ditch

A blue Vauxhall Corsa left the road and went down a ditch, coming to a halt after crashing into a tr

A blue Vauxhall Corsa left the road and went down a ditch, coming to a halt after crashing into a tree. Credit: @AmboOfficer via Twitter - Credit: Archant

The A602 has been shut after two cars collided in Hitchin this afternoon (Thursday) – one ending up in a ditch and crashing into a tree.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Park Way, Hitchin. Credit: @AmboOfficer via Twitter

Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Park Way, Hitchin. Credit: @AmboOfficer via Twitter - Credit: Archant

Police and the ambulance service are at the scene in Park Way, Hitchin, at the junction with Charlton Road, having being called at 4.38pm.

No one was injured in the crash, which occured at the junction for Charlton Road in Hitchin. Credit:

No one was injured in the crash, which occured at the junction for Charlton Road in Hitchin. Credit: @roadpoliceBCH via Twitter - Credit: Archant

A burgundy Ford Fiesta and a blue Vauxhall Corsa were involved in the crash, with the latter leaving the road and going down a ditch, before coming to a halt after crashing into a tree.

Three women inside the cars were all uninjured.

The road has been closed at Hitchin Library and traffic is queuing in both directions.


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A vehicle recovery team has also been called to recover both cars.

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