A bus driver was killed in a crash on New Year's Day.

The driver, aged in his 60s, died at the scene in Hatfield Road, Smallford, yesterday evening.

No passengers were on the bus when it collided with a road sign at around 7pm. No other vehicles were involved.

Both Hertfordshire Constabulary and the East of England Ambulance Service attended and the road was closed for a number of hours.

An investigation into the fatal crash has been launched.

PC Neil Cosier, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire road policing unit, said: "Our thoughts are with the man’s friends and family at this sad time.

"We are investigating the circumstances and causes of this collision, as part of that we are asking for witnesses to come forward.

"We’re asking for motorists who were in the area at the time of the incident and have dashcam footage to please review it and make contact with us if you have relevant footage which could assist our investigation."

Call 101 quoting ISR 709 of January 1 if you can help with the investigation.