Arrest on suspicion of drink-driving after car crashes into central barrier on A1(M) between Letchworth and Stevenage

The Seat is recovered. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

The Seat is recovered. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH - Credit: Archant

A motorist who crashed into the A1(M)’s central barrier between Letchworth and Stevenage yesterday has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

The Seat on the A1(M) near Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate after crashing into the central barrier. P

The Seat on the A1(M) near Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate after crashing into the central barrier. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH - Credit: Archant

No other vehicles were involved in the smash between Junction 9 and 8 at about 2.20pm yesterday.

The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries and the red Seat Altea was recovered.

A 32-year-old man from Bradford was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

In a separate incident, police were called at 1.38pm yesterday after a red Ford Mustang crashed into the central reservation near Junction 8 of the A1(M) southbound, near Stevenage.

The Ford Mustang on the side of the A1(M) between Letchworth and Stevenage. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

The Ford Mustang on the side of the A1(M) between Letchworth and Stevenage. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH - Credit: Archant

No injuries were recorded following the crash. Recovery was arranged for the Mustang.

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