A road smash which left one man dead and injured others is being investigated by police.
The incident – which took place shortly before 9pm on the A5 at Flamstead on Friday – involved a collision between a westbound Volkswagen Touran and a DAF recovery truck travelling east near the junction with Old Watling Street.
A 34-year-old man from Watford who had been travelling in the back of the Touran was killed at scene.
A 32-year-old man, who was also sat at the back, was taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital along with the car’s front passenger – a 46-year-old man from Watford.
The driver of the recovery truck, a 64-year-old man from Markyate, was not injured in the crash.
A 28-year-old man from Watford was arrested and questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
He has been released on police bail until May 20 while police investigations continue.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call PC Bob Hauxwell on the Herts Police non-emergency number 101.