Police appeal after elderly woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 08:09 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 08:09 01 November 2017

Police, fire and ambulance on the scene in Stonehills, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Alan Davies

Police, fire and ambulance on the scene in Stonehills, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Alan Davies

Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a collision which left a 90-year-old woman fighting for her life in Welwyn Garden City.

A police spokeswoman said: “Officers were called to Stonehills in the town centre at around 2.50pm yesterday to reports that a blue Nissan Micra had been involved in a minor collision with a stationary vehicle before subsequently colliding with scaffolding outside the Nationwide Building Society.

“The woman driving, who is 90 years old, was cut from the vehicle and was airlifted to the Royal Free Hospital in London having suffered life-threatening injuries.

“No-one else was injured.

“Officers are keen to speak to anyone who can assist their inquiries.

“If you witnessed what happened please contact Sergeant Pete Talbot from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit via the Herts Police non-emergency number 101.

“The incident number is 459 of October 31.”

More news stories

Yesterday, 19:00

A Welwyn Garden City woman who volunteered for three weeks in Syria is holding an event to showcase how it went.

Yesterday, 16:02

Going from rookie singers to confident performers, a pop-up men’s choir is tuning up to sing in aid of mental health charities at Hatfield House.

Yesterday, 14:00

A Hatfield man has lost more than 10 stone over the last year following a health scare.

Yesterday, 11:00

Syria is often thought of synonymously with death and destruction, with such footage regularly reaching our screens since the civil war began.

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