A man has been arrested after a woman was allegedly pushed out of a moving car on the A1(M).

The incident is reported to have happened on the southbound carriageway between junctions 10 at Baldock and 9 at Letchworth.

It was reported that a blue Vauxhall Corsa had been driving along the hard shoulder when a woman was pushed out.

The woman was taken to hospital with multiple injuries and discharged a few days later.

Police, who are now appealing for information, witnesses and dash cam footage, were called to the scene by the ambulance service at 2.25pm on Thursday, June 6.

Detective Constable Tom Eldred, who is investigating, said: "We attended the scene and arrested a man from Stevenage, aged in his thirties, on suspicion of assault (GBH). He has been bailed with conditions while our enquiries continue.

"I am appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch.

"Were you traveling along the A1(M) in the Baldock and Letchworth area between 2pm and 2.30pm on Thursday, June 6? Did you see the incident or the events leading up to it? Please get in touch if you can help.

"I would also like anyone who was traveling in the area with a dash cam, to please check it and make contact if you spot the blue Vauxhall Corsa on there.

"You can email me at Thomas.eldred@herts.police.uk, quoting crime reference 41/45413/24."

You can also report information by filling out the online reporting form at herts.police.uk/report, speaking to an operator in the Force Communications Room via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency telephone number 101.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.