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ROAD CLOSED: Watford Town Hall roundabout shut following serious collision

 Published on: 22nd October 2019   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

Police have closed a road in Watford “for some time” this morning to investigate a collision.

Officers were called at 5.10am to Watford Town Hall roundabout to a car containing three people.

Police and other emergency services are currently on the scene and the entire roundabout and the Colosseum car park are closed off and say it will remain this way for some time.

Traffic diversions are in place, but police are asking people to avoid this area where possible while the road closures are in place.

Hempstead Road is at a standstill and surrounding roads are heavily affected.

As a result of the closure, West Herts College has cancelled all morning lessons.

In a statement, they said: “Due to a road traffic collision early this morning, emergency services have closed off the Watford Town Hall roundabout.

“All Watford campus lessons are cancelled until midday, updates will be shared by our social media channels.

“Students who were due to be at Watford campus this morning are advised to stay home until the road and college is reopened.”

11.03

All lessons are cancelled during the day at West Herts College.

15.26

Hertfordshire Constabulary confirm the incident has been passed onto the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC).

They have been approached for comment.

16.30

Police have reopened Hempstead Road after an 11-hour closure wast in place.

The car has been removed and police have left the scene.

We are still awaiting comment from the IOPC.

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