Delays on A1(M) by Hatfield following serious multi-vehicle collision

PUBLISHED: 08:21 21 November 2017 | UPDATED: 10:14 21 November 2017

Delays on A1(M) between Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City following serious collision.

Delays on A1(M) between Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City following serious collision.


The A1(M) is closed southbound between Junction 3 for Hatfield and Junction 1 which leads to the M25 due to a serious collision.

Police are currently on the scene leading the emergency services to attend the nine vehicles that were involved.

A police spokesman said: “We were called at 6.11am after reports of a nine vehicle collision on the A1M for Junction 2.

“Several injuries have been reported, all minor injuries by the sound of it.”

There are long delays from Junction 6 for Welwyn of at least 60 minutes and traffic is travelling towards the M25.

Highways England have advised that commuters consider the alternative A14 and M11 route.

The crash has also caused traffic chaos in Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City.

Updates to follow.

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:25

An events company at a Knebworth festival has been advised by the Zionist Federation after its handling of ‘antisemitic’ material was branded ‘insensitive’.

Yesterday, 13:18

A Welwyn Garden City man’s unusual protest has prompted a water company to fix a leaky hydrant after six months of delay.

Yesterday, 12:33

Health watchdog inspectors have found surgery services at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital to be inadequate when it comes to being safe and well-led.

Yesterday, 12:07

Potters Bar’s MP voiced residents’ fears after burglaries continued to spiral in the town.

Digital Edition

Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder

Newsletter Sign Up

Welwyn Hatfield Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories


Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards