Lucky escape for driver after collision with lorry on A43 near Silverstone

A driver was lucky to escape injury after a crash on the A43 near Silverstone Pic from @SouthTRPT
A driver was lucky to escape injury after a crash on the A43 near Silverstone Pic from @SouthTRPT
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A driver was lucky to escape serious injury after his vehicle was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A43 in Northamptonshire.

A Scania lorry was involved in a collision with a silver Vauxhall Insignia at about 6.30pm on Wednesday night.

The road was shut for a short time to allow emergency services to recover both vehicles.

A Northants Police officer who attended the scene tweeted: “RTC on the A43 at Silverstone last night. Fortunately no serious injuries to anyone involved.”

A police spokesman said the car driver suffered only minor injuries and was not taken to hospital.