BREAKING NEWS: Air ambulance scrambled to main Northampton road after car and bike collide

The air ambulance has been scrambled to Kingsthorpe following a serious crash.
The air ambulance has been scrambled to Kingsthorpe following a serious crash.

A main Northampton road has reopened following a serious collision between a car and a bicycle.

The A5199 Welford Road was shut in both directions following the collision near the junction for High Street, Kingsthorpe, at 3.30pm.

Northamptonshire Police has confirmed a car and bicycle were involved in the incident.

The cyclist was taken to Northampton General Hospital with serious injuries, though the air ambulance had landed at the scene.

The road has now reopened, though there are currently long queues on the A508 Harborough Road as a result of the collision.

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