Van and car in sliproad smash

Police sign.
Police sign.

Two vehicles collided with each other on a motorway slip road this afternoon.

The incident, which involved a white hatchback and a van, happened on the southbound junction 6A of the M1 just after midday.

Herts Police were called at 12.08pm and closed the sliproad while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Fire crews had to cut out the driver of the white hatchback using specialist equipment before he and the van driver were taken to Watford General Hospital with minor injuries.

The vehicles were recovered at 14.08pm.

There was some initial tailbacks after the incident but traffic is now believed to be flowing freely.