The driver of a Ford Focus has fled the scene after being involved in a crash with a Volkswagen Polo.

The incident took place at around 8am on Sunday morning (November 12), when both vehicles collided near The Wicked Lady Pub, outside Wheathampstead.

The road was closed and a 37-year-old woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening head injuries.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area.

No arrests have been made.

St Albans & Harpenden Review: The crash took place near The Wicked Lady pub.The crash took place near The Wicked Lady pub. (Image: Google Maps)

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "Police were called at around 8am on Sunday, November 12, to reports of a road traffic collision between a titanium Ford Focus and a red Volkswagen Polo in Nomansland (B653), Wheathampstead.

"A 37-year-old woman was taken to hospital by paramedics with non-life-threatening head injuries.

"The driver of the Ford Focus fled from the scene prior to police arrival.


"No arrests have been made."

Information can be reported online at by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Hertfordshire police's web chat function can be used by visiting

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via