Emergency services at the scene of Welwyn Garden City crash involving police car

PUBLISHED: 12:21 24 January 2019 | UPDATED: 15:17 24 January 2019

Emergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: Chris Caley

Emergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Chris Caley

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Firefighters, paramedics and police are on the scene of a crash in Welwyn Garden City.

Police are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: Matt FinchPolice are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Matt Finch

Shortly before 11am today (Thursday, January 24), a collision happened in Ridgeway involving a police car.

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A road closure has been put in place on Black Fan Road, and on Ridgeway at the junction with Heronswood Road.

Emergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: SuppliedEmergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Supplied

The fire and ambulance services have also been called to the scene to assist.

A Herts Police spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “As a matter of course, the incident will be investigated by the force’s Professional Standards Department.”

A Herts County Council spokeswoman told this newspaper that one fire crew from Welwyn Garden City and another from Hertford attended the scene of the two-vehicle crash.

Two sets of cutting equipment were used to free one person who was trapped.

Emergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: SuppliedEmergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Supplied

Another person received first aid at the scene.

•Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it, should contact Hertfordshire Constabulary on the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 223 of January 24.

Emergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: SuppliedEmergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Supplied

Emergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: SuppliedEmergency services are dealing with a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Supplied

The scene of the crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City.
Picture: Chris CaleyThe scene of the crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Chris Caley

Emergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: Chris CaleyEmergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Chris Caley

Emergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: Chris CaleyEmergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Chris Caley

Emergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. 
Picture: Chris CaleyEmergency services on the scene of a crash in Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Chris Caley


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