Woman fights for life after crash in Welwyn Garden City
PUBLISHED: 16:49 31 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:50 31 October 2017
An elderly woman has been left in a life-threatening condition following a crash in Welwyn Garden City this afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the scene in Stonehills at 2.45pm today.
An ambulance spokesman said: “We received a call at 2.45pm to a report of a collision in Stonehills.
“A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and air ambulance from Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were dispatched.
“They treated a woman who was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital in a life-threatening condition.”
At the time of the incident, a police spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “We are currently on the scene after a blue Nissan Micra crashed into the Nationwide bank and some scaffolding on Stonehills.”
A Herts County Council spokeswoman confirmed that an elderly woman was “trapped but she was extracted and received trauma care”.
Police closed Parkway on the south-bound side to allow for the air ambulance to take off.