Stevenage pedestrian taken to hospital after Six Hills Way crash

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage. Picture: BCH Road Policing via Twitter

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage. Picture: BCH Road Policing via Twitter - Credit: Archant

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after a serious crash in Stevenage that saw an air ambulance land.

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage after the crash involving a pedestrian. Picture: Stuart Hubn

The scene at Six Hills Way in Stevenage after the crash involving a pedestrian. Picture: Stuart Hubner - Credit: Archant

A police spokeswoman said the force was called to Six Hills Way at 2.19pm by the ambulance service, following the incident involving a male pedestrian.

A Herts Air Ambulance landed near the scene, which is between Homestead Moat and Colestrete.

Police have described the man’s injuries as “serious”. The ambulance service said a man in his 50s was unconscious at the scene, and was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital.

The car involved is a blue Renault Twingo, which has now been recovered.

Six Hills Way is closed and emergency services remain at the scene. A diversion is in place via Bedwell Crescent.

Herts County Council’s Highways department has indicated by tweet that Six Hills Way is likely to remain closed “for some time”.

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There are major delays on all the town’s Arriva bus services after the incident, with diversions on routes 1, 4, 5 and 6.

Anyone who witnessed the crash should call police on 101, quoting reference 377 of January 17.

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