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Woman injured by empty van in Bishop's Stortford

A woman was crushed against a shop window in Hertfordshire by an empty van which had rolled down a slope.

Market Square, Bishop's Stortford, was cordoned off while emergency services dealt with the accident.

The woman, who is in her 30s, suffered serious abdominal injuries when she was struck by the Mercedes Vito panel van shortly after 0930 BST.

She was taken to hospital by the Essex and Hertfordshire Air Ambulance. Hertfordshire Police is investigating.

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