Man ‘cut out of car’ in Hemel Hempstead crash taken to hospital

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash between a Toyota Prius and a Ford Transit van in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

The collision on Queensway meant the road was closed between around 1.30pm and 4.20pm on Thursday (July 15).

Police, fire engines and paramedics were all seen responding to the incident.

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One man – the driver of the Prius – has been taken to Watford General Hospital for further treatment.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “An ambulance attended a road traffic collision on the junction of Warners End Road and Leighton Buzzard Road in Hemel Hempstead just after 2.30pm.

“An adult man was transported to Watford General Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesperson said shortly after the incident: “Police were called at 1.27pm today (Thursday 15 July) to reports of a collision in Queensway, Hemel Hempstead.

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“Two vehicles were involved – a black Toyota Prius and a silver Ford Transit. The ambulance service and the fire and rescue service were also called.

“The driver of the Toyota had to be cut out of the vehicle and he was taken to hospital.

“Road closures were put in place until about 4.20pm while the incident was dealt with. Recovery was arranged for the Toyota.”

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