Motorist hospitalised after car crashes into ditch in Covington

There has been a collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle in Hitchin this afternoon.

There has been a collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle in Hitchin this afternoon. - Credit: Archant

A woman was taken to hospital after a car crashed into a ditch on the border between Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called at about 10am today (Tuesday) to a report of a collision on the B645 at Covington, near Kimbolton.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “Two ambulance crews, a rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and response car from Magpas were dispatched to a report of three patients.

“They treated a woman who was trapped who had neck and leg pain and was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital for further care. Her condition is not believed to be life-threatening or serious.”

The spokesman added that two other people suffered minor injuries in the incident, but did not require hospital treatment.

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