UPDATE: Ferrers Lane in Wheathampstead reopens following crash 

Ferrers Lane is currently closed after a car accident this morning.

Emergency services were called to the road in Wheathampstead at 8am after a Smart Roadster had overturned and was in a ditch. A silver E-Class Mercedes was also involved. 

Fire crews from Wheathampstead and St Albans freed the male driver of the Smart Roadster, who is in his 40s, and he was taken to the Royal London Hospital.

Both cars needed recovery. Police are still on the scene.