Four taken to hospital following crash on A505 near Hitchin

Ambulance crews at the scene of the crash in Lilley near Hitchin. Credit: @AmboOfficer via Twitter

Ambulance crews at the scene of the crash in Lilley near Hitchin. Credit: @AmboOfficer via Twitter - Credit: Archant

Four females, believed to be a mother and her three children were taken to hospital yesterday (Sunday) after a car collided with a tree.

Emergency services were called to the A505 at Beech Hill near to the turning for Lilley at 11.45am, after a blue Ford Focus left the road while travelling towards Hitchin and collided wth a tree.

Three ambulance crews, two officers and a commander attended the crash, along with police and three fire crews.

The Herts Air Ambulance was dispatched and flew over the scene but wasn’t required.

A rolling road closure was put in place by police before being lifted at 2.30pm.


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Gary Sanderson, the East of England Ambulance Service silver commander for Hertfordshire who attended the scene, said: “Four patients, all females, were taken to the Lister Hospital in Stevenage with non-life threatening injuries following treatment by paramedics at the roadside. The car collided with a tree and the occupants were very lucky not to have sustained serious injuries.”

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