A 44 year-old man's in a serious condition in hospital after falling from a moving van near Hemel
A workman's had to go to hospital after his arm got trapped during roadworks on an A-road in Hertfordshire.
Hertfordshire's Fire Service were called out to free the man on the A1001 near Hatfield just after 8pm on Thursday 8 March 2012. A health and safety investigation is now underway.
The man was involved in resurfacing works for Hertfordshire's Highways, who say they are supporting the investigation by the Health and Safety Executive. They say their thoughts are with the man affected, and they wish him a speedy recovery.
A stretch of the A1001 near Hatfield remained closed into the morning of Friday 9 March while the HSE investigation was carried out.
The East of England Ambulance Service has been named the best in the UK for how quickly it gets to the most critically ill patients.
A teenager has been seriously assaulted in Houghton Regis.
More than half of young people in Herts and Beds worry they are "unemployable" and won't get a job.
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