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Police helicopter searches for driver after collision in Albion Lane, Herne

By Alex Claridge

A police helicopter was scrambled to Herne today after a driver fled from a crash in the village.

The collision happened in Albion Lane at 11.30am and is believed to have involved a Citroen and an Audi.

A woman driving one of the cars suffered minor injuries and the road was closed during the incident. It was re-opened just after 1.30pm.

The police helicopter. Stock image
The police helicopter. Stock image

The helicopter was sent up to look for the driver of the other car.

Police spokesman Adam Westgarth said: "Officers at the scene were unable to locate the occupant of one of the vehicles and a local area search is on-going with assistance from the police helicopter."

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