A602 in Hitchin closed and person trapped after lorry crash

Emergency services at Blackhorse Lane in Hitchin following a crash between a car and a lorry in whic

Emergency services at Blackhorse Lane in Hitchin following a crash between a car and a lorry in which a woman in her 70s was taken to hospital. Photo sent in by David Spencer - Credit: Archant

Emergency services are at the scene of a major road following a crash where a person is being cut out of a vehicle.

Police were called to Blackhorse Lane in Hitchin by the ambulance service at 11.42am to reports of car and a lorry in collision.

The fire service is also at the scene of the crash to help cut the person out of the car.

Police have closed the A602 at the junction of Whitehill Road to deal with the incident.

UPDATE: A woman in her 70s has been taken to Lister Hospital as a precaution. She was driving a green Peugeot 206. At 1pm a recovery lorry arrived for the damaged car and the lorry which was involved in the crash is still in the middle of the road.

The road remains closed and traffic is being diverted up Whitehorse Lane.

UPDATE AT 3.57pm: The road reopened at around 3pm.

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