Four taken to hospital following crash on A505 near Hitchin
- 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.
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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