Appeal for witnesses after woman hospitalised in A1(M) crash at Stevenage

A police appeal has been launched following a crash on the A1(M) at the weekend

A police appeal has been launched following a crash on the A1(M) at the weekend - Credit: Archant

An appeal for witnesses has been launched today (Tuesday) following a motorway crash which has left an 18-year-old woman in hospital.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit are appealing for witnesses and information after a car collided with the central reservation on the northbound carriageway of the A1(M).

The crash, involving a silver Volkswagen Polo, occurred at around 12.45pm on Saturday between junctions 7 and 8 for Stevenage.

After colliding with the central reservation for reasons unknown at this time, the car then hit a tree before coming to a stop on the hard shoulder.

The passenger, an 18-year-old woman, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where she remains in a stable condition.


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The driver of the car, also an 18-year-old woman, was left with cuts and bruises.

Pc Simon Tierney, who is investigating the collision, said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw the vehicle prior to the collision, or the incident itself, to make contact with me.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Tierney via Herts Police non-emergency number 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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