20 cows cause traffic delays in Northampton as firefighters respond to nearby fire

Motorists have been warned to expect disruption on a major route into Northampton after a herd of brown cows escaped onto the carriageway.

Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 9:18 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:35 pm
The cows were spotted in the road near the A4500 / Tollgate Way roundabout

Drivers have reported that 20 cattle were near the roundabout linking the A4500 Weedon Road and Tollgate Way, in the Sixfields area of the town.

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Firefighters have also been called to a nearby stretch of the A4500 Weedon Road near to the Shell petrol station after a car caught fire.

Drivers are being asked to factor disruption into their journeys.