Four-vehicle crash closes B655 near Hitchin in both directions, as air ambulance lands

Four vehicles were involved in the crash on the B655 between Hitchin and Barton-le-Clay.

Four vehicles were involved in the crash on the B655 between Hitchin and Barton-le-Clay. - Credit: Archant

A country road near Hitchin is closed in both directions after a crash involving four vehicles, with an air ambulance landing at the scene.

The crash happened on the B655 Barton Road, at the corner with Apsley End Road near Pegsdon – between Hitchin and Barton-le-Clay – at about 12.50pm.

Police and other emergency services are at the scene, with motorists advised to find another route.

An ambulance service spokesman said they had despatched a rapid response vehicle, three ambulance crews, ambulance officer and an East Anglian Air Ambulance to a report of two patients.

Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call 101, quoting reference number 201 of October 19.