Two hurt in 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

Two people were injured in a crash in Welwyn Garden City today, and one of them is now in hospital.

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

The collision happened shortly before 11am this morning in Ridgeway.

It involved a police car and another car.

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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

An ambulance service spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “We were called at 11.06am .

“We sent two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle.


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“One person was taken to Lister Hospital for further treatment.”

A police spokeswoman said: “The officer in the police car and the female member of the public in the other car have suffered injuries.

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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“Slight injuries have been confirmed.

“The road closures have now been lifted.”

The crash will be investigated by the Force’s Professional Standards Department, which is routine in this situation.

A road closure was 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

A Herts County Council spokeswoman said 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.

Another person received first aid at the scene.

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

•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.

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