Bus driver taken to hospital following crash at busy junction in Northampton

Various closures remain in place around the Morrison's roundabout in Kettering Road following a bus crash there this afternoon (Wednesday).

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 3:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 3:36 pm

Police were called to the roundabout between Kettering Road, Broadmead Avenue and Park Avenue North at around 12.10pm after a collision between the number 21 Uno bus and a black Fiat. Traffic manager at Uno Northampton, Jason Ball, told the Chronicle & Echo that CCTV footage had been reviewed of the incident.

He added the driver has been taken to hospital as a precaution while the bus is back at their depot to be assessed.

"It's a major concern but I'm just happy there has been no fatal injuries," he said.

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One woman was in shock but no one was injured, however, the bus' front window was shattered and there was substantial damage to traffic lights and a lamppost.

Various road closures around the junction remain in place with traffic being diverted via The Drive.

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