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


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.”

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