Audi and lorry crash in Hatfield Tunnel

A1(M) Hatfield Tunnel. Picture: Kevin Lines

A1(M) Hatfield Tunnel. Picture: Kevin Lines - Credit: Archant

Three people have been taken to hospital following a crash on the A1(M) at Hatfield Tunnel.

The northbound carriageway between Junction 3 and Junction 4 on the A1(M) had to be closed following the crash this morning.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “We were called at 10.48am today, to a report of a road traffic collision involving a lorry and a car in the Hatfield Tunnel A1(M).

“An ambulance crew and ambulance officer were dispatched.

“Three people received treatment.

“They were taken to Lister Hospital.”

Highways England stated at 11.15am: “Emergency services are at scene working to clear the vehicles involved.

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“Road users are advised to exit the A1(M) at Junction 3 and take the second exit off the roundabout towards Hatfield.

“At the next roundabout take the second exit and the next roundabout the third exit towards Hartford A1001 (A414).

“Re-join the A1(M) at Junction 4.

“Please allow additional time for your journey and consider alternative routes.”

A police spokesman said: “Police were called to the Hatfield Tunnel northbound at 10.45am to reports of a collision involving a white Audi and a lorry and part of the road was blocked.

“Fire and ambulance were called.

“It was believed the driver of the Audi was trapped.

“The Audi requires recovery.”