Fresh calls for safety measures on busy A41 after accident claims life of woman

A cyclist was injured in the crash in Hardwick Road
A cyclist was injured in the crash in Hardwick Road
  • Herts Highways must await outcome of police investigation in A41 fatal crash before considering any safety measures
  • People called for safety improvements on busy bypass following death of woman
  • Victim, aged in her 50s, was travelling on a scooter when she was involved in a crash with a car

Renewed calls have been made for safety measures on the A41 following the death of a woman.

Highways chiefs say they must await the outcome of the police investigation before any decision is made about possible safety measures.

We were sorry to hear about this tragic accident and extend our sympathies to the family.

HCC spokesman Andrew Dawson

People took to Facebook to call for improvements to help prevent further accidents and deaths on the busy bypass.

Herts County Council spokesman Andrew Dawson said: “We were sorry to hear about this tragic accident and extend our sympathies to the family.

“We are awaiting the outcome of the police investigation into the cause of the accident.”

The accident claimed the life of a woman aged in her 50s who was travelling on a scooter when it collided with a car on the evening of February 28.

The woman, from Beaconsfield in Bucks, died at the scene when a blue Ford Fiesta was involved in a crash with a grey black Yamaha scooter.

Anyone with information about the accident or who saw the vehicles before the collision or witnessed the accident take place are asked to contact PC Bob Hauxwell on 101.

For the original report on the accident click here