A man has been taken to hospital after a collision involving six vehicles this afternoon.

Police shut High Elms Lane in Garston following the crash just after 2.30pm.

Four of the vehicles involved had to be recovered.

A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the crash happened after a driver fell ill at the wheel. The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire road policing unit added that because the driver was wearing his seatbelt, serious injuries were avoided.