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

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 - Credit: Archant

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 Finch

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

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: Supplied

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

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.”


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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: Supplied

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

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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: Supplied

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

Emergency 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: Supplied - Credit: Archant

Emergency 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: Supplied - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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