Man hospitalised after collision with car in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 13:42 28 October 2020 | UPDATED: 15:55 28 October 2020

A vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Hollybush lane this morning. Picture: Sam Dowler

A vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Hollybush lane this morning. Picture: Sam Dowler

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A man has been taken to hospital after being in a collision with a car near the shopping parade in Hollybush Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

A vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Hollybush lane this morning. Picture: Sam DowlerA vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Hollybush lane this morning. Picture: Sam Dowler

Another man has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving in connection with the incident and is in police custody.

Herts police were called at around 10.50am today to reports that a vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian near the shopping parade.

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Officers attended alongside the ambulance service. The air ambulance also landed.

A vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Hollybush lane this morning. Picture: Sam DowlerA vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Hollybush lane this morning. Picture: Sam Dowler

The pedestrian has been taken to hospital to have his injuries assessed.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance service said: “We were called to Hollybush Lane in Welwyn Garden City at around 10.45am today following reports of a collision.

“We sent an ambulance, ambulance officer, rapid response vehicle and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. Crews treated a male patient at the scene before transporting him by road to Lister Hospital for further assessment and care.”


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