Teenage driver from Stevenage dies after crashing into road sign as female passenger, 17, is rushed to hospital with serious injuries

A 19-year-old driver from Stevenage died after his car hit a road sign in the town centre last night

A 19-year-old driver from Stevenage died after his car hit a road sign in the town centre last night and his female passenger is in hospital with serious injuries. - Credit: Archant

A 19-year-old driver from Stevenage died after his car hit a road sign in the town centre last night – and his female passenger is in hospital with serious injuries.

The crash – involving a black Suzuki Swift – happened at 12.07am on Lytton Way, opposite the town’s police station.

The male driver was treated by ambulance crews but sadly died at the scene.

The female, a 17-year-old girl, was rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for treatment with serious injuries to her pelvis.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said two ambulances, the Hazardous Area Response Team, three rapid response vehicles, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian Air Ambulance medical car had all attended.


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Roads around the scene were closed until about 6am this morning.

Officers are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the crash and are appealing for anyone who saw the black Suzuki Swift before or at the time of the incident to get in touch.

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Anyone with information should call 101, quoting ISR 4 of December 14.

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