A 12-year-old girl has been hospitalised following a crash in Welwyn.

The incident took place at around 2.45pm on Friday (February 24) on the A1000 Hertford Road, between the roundabouts for Junction 6 of the A1(M) and Bessemer Road.


The 12-year-old pedestrian and a black Mercedes E350 were involved in the collision.

The girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes was arrested at the scene, and has been bailed until March 15.

Sergeant Tim Davies said: "Enquiries are continuing at this time to establish the circumstances around the collision.

"As part of this, we are appealing for anyone who saw the incident, or the events leading up to it, to please get in touch.


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“We’re particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have captured dash cam footage.”

Sergeant Davies can be contacted via the following email address:  timothy.davies@herts.police.uk

Information can be reported online at herts.police.uk/report or by calling non-emergency number 101, quoting "ISR 434 of 24 February, 2023".

Anonymous information can be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.