11-year-old suffers life-threatening injuries in a collision on the M1 near Hemel Hempstead

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident on the M1 northbound junction 8 sliproad to the A404 to Hemel Hempstead

Saturday, 1st May 2021, 10:14 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st May 2021, 10:20 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses

Hertfordshire Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a road traffic collision that saw an 11-year-old sustain life-threatening injuries and a 66-year-old woman suffer serious injuries.

A grey Hyundai i30 collided with a barrier on the M1 northbound junction 8 slip road to the A414 to Hemel Hempstead at around 6.20pm today (May 1).

The road was closed to allow investigations at the scene and for the air ambulance to land.

The 11-year-old and 66-year-old woman, who was a passenger, were taken to hospital. Two others in the car sustained minor injuries.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area and saw the incident or has dashcam footage of what happened to contact police.

You can report information online, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via Herts Police's online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 578 of 1 May.