Pensioner stretchered from Stevenage tree smash

A pensioner is being treated by paramedics at the roadside after her car crashed head on into a tree in Stevenage Old Town.

The woman in her 70s was removed from her blue Mini and placed on a stretcher by paramedics after her car hit a tree at the rear of Waitrose shortly after 12.30pm.

She was conscious and stable a police officer said at the scene.

The north end of Primett Road has been closed by police, with a fire engine in support.

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