Woman hospitalised after A1(M) fence crash

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after the car she was travelling in left the A1(M) and collided with a fence this morning (Tuesday).

Emergency services were called to the A1(M) northbound carriageway between junctions 8 for Stevenage and 9 for Letchworth Gate at 8.20am after reports that a silver Ford KA had travelled 20ft into the adjacent field and come to rest between two wooden posts.

The woman involved was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage with minor injuries.

Traffic was slow in both directions following the incident.