Four-vehicle crash sparks massive tailbacks between Wheathampstead and Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 11:32 01 February 2017 | UPDATED: 11:33 01 February 2017

Emergency services were on the scene in Wheathamstead yesterday evening.

Emergency services were on the scene in Wheathamstead yesterday evening.


A four-vehicle crash caused huge tailbacks for commuters travelling between Wheathampstead and Welwyn Garden City late yesterday.

A police spokeswoman said: “Officers were called at 4.20pm yesterday (January 31) following reports of a four-vehicle collision on Marford Road, Wheathampstead, at the junction with the High Street.”

The vehicles involved were a BMW 118, a Vauxhall Vivaro van, an Audi A3 and a Mercedes.

The road was closed at the roundabout junction with Cory Wright Way while emergency services attended the scene.

The spokeswoman added: “It is believed the driver of the Vauxhall, a man in his 40s, suffered minor injuries.

“Road closures were lifted and the recovery of all vehicles was complete by 7.01pm.”

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