A driver who was arrested following a fatal crash in Rushden has been released on bail.
The 23-year-old from Northamptonshire was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a crash on the A6, Bedford Road, near to the junction with Avenue Road, on Sunday at around 8pm.
A blue Volkswagen Bora, heading out of Rushden, was in collision with a silver Peugeot 206 which was travelling in the opposite direction.
Ashley Circuit, who was a passenger in the VW Bora, died from the injuries he sustained in the crash.
The driver of the Peugeot, a 26-year-old woman from Northamptonshire, suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and was taken to Walsgrave Hospital.
Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses and are keen to trace a driver who was on the Bedford Road heading towards Rushden at the time of the incident.
The driver is thought to have flashed his or her headlights at an oncoming overtaking vehicle.
Officers believe this driver may have vital information about the collision or the circumstances leading up to the collision.
Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.