Driver and road workers rushed to hospital after car crashes into lorry
A driver travelling on the A10 northbound crashed into a stationary lorry which was being used as part of ongoing roadworks.
The driver of the Golf, a man in his 60s, as well as three male road workers were rushed to hospital by paramedics shortly after the crash yesterday morning (Wednesday, September 12).
An air ambulance attended the incident but was stood down and left the scene.
Officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary, as well as paramedics from East of England Ambulance Service, attended the collision to aid those involved.
The road was closed shortly after 10am to allow emergency services access to the crash, which took place near to Puckeridge along the A10.
Two ambulances, an ambulance officer, two units from the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and East Anglian Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.
Both sides of the road were temporarily closed to allow the air ambulance to land.
Highways England assisted with the removal of debris from the road and the carriageway was reopened just after 11.30am.
A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesman: “Police were called at 10.04am today to reports of a collision on the A10 northbound near Ware.
“It was reported that a black VW Golf was in collision with a stationary lorry which was part of some road works.
“Officers attended the scene and both carriageways were temporarily closed to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.
“The driver of the Golf, a man in his 60s, and three road workers – also men – were taken to hospital via road ambulance with what are believed to be minor injuries.
“The air ambulance did attend but was stood down.
“Highways assisted with the removal of debris from the road and the carriageway was reopened just after 11.30am.”
East of England Ambulance Service released a statement during the collision: “We are currently at the scene of a collision on the A10 near Puckeridge. We were called at 10.05am.
“Two ambulances, an ambulance officer, two units from our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and East Anglian Air Ambulance are at the scene.”