Woman, 70, hit by BMW seriously injured as cause of crash unknown

Police have issued an update on the Hemel Hempstead incident which saw a 70-year-old woman rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

It was around noon yesterday in Adeyfield Road when the woman was in collision with a BMW 1 series.

The woman was taken to hospital with injuries thought to be ‘serious’ but now police have confirmed she remains in a stable condition.

Her injuries are not currently thought to be life-threatening, but possibly life-changing and officers are now trying to understand the circumstances of why the car and the woman come into collision.

The driver of the BMW was uninjured but an air ambulance landed at the scene to treat the woman, but she was taken to hospital by road ambulance.

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision in Hemel Hempstead are appealing for witnesses and information.

“The incident occurred in Adeyfield Road, at around noon yesterday (Wednesday 28 October).

“For reasons unknown at this time, a BMW 1 series was in collision with a 70-year-old woman.”

PC Luke Jenkins, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit, said: “We have already spoken to a number of witnesses who remained at the scene and I thank them for doing so.

“As our enquiries continue to establish the circumstances around what happened, I am appealing for anyone else who saw the incident, or events leading up to it, to please get in touch. I’m particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have captured dash cam footage.”

Traffic was affected on surrounding roads, including Montgomery Avenue, Tedder Road and Hillary Road, while officers dealt with the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to email luke.jenkins4@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

HertsLive – Hemel Hempstead