Traffic lights at Northampton pedestrian crossing destroyed in crash will be repaired today

The two poles with traffic lights on the right in this picture were damaged in a crash.
The two poles with traffic lights on the right in this picture were damaged in a crash.

A set of traffic lights at a pedestrian crossing in Northampton were destroyed in a road traffic collision.

The county council has removed the set of lights in Towcester Road, near the junction with Rothersthorpe Road, after they were damaged in a crash at 2:10am on Sunday (July 30).

A spokesman for Northamptonshire County Council said: “Two poles at a pedestrian crossing in Towcester Road, Northampton, have been damaged in a collision.

“Repairs will be carried out this evening (August 1)."