Motorcyclist taken to hospital after A43 crash near Northampton

Police closed one lane of the A43 southbound at the Holcot roundabout after a crash involving a car and a motorbike
Police closed one lane of the A43 southbound at the Holcot roundabout after a crash involving a car and a motorbike

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after a crash on the A43 near Northampton.

Emergency services were called following a collision between the motorcyclist and a car just before 8am today (Thursday) on the A43 near to the Holcot roundabout.

Police closed a section of the southbound lane heading towards Northampton, which re-opened about an hour later.

A police spokesman said: “The motorcyclist was taken to hospital to be checked over as a precautionary measure.”

The accident is the second accident on the A43 between Northampton and Kettering this week.

Drivers faced delays after an accident involving three vehicles at 7.45am on Tuesday on the stretch between Moulton and Sywell.

No-one was injured in the crash earlier this week.