A41 delays as car careers into roadside ditch

Road accident
Road accident

Drivers are experiencing severe delays on the A41 after a car spun off the road and into a ditch earlier this afternoon.

The driver of blue Saab 9-3 was not injured in the incident, but debris was left on the road and one lane remains closed while police clear the scene.

The accident took place on the northbound stretch of the road between Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted at around 2.30pm.

Firefighters were called to deal with smoke coming from the car and police are now waiting for recovery services to remove the vehicle from the ditch.