Lorry and car crash causing tailbacks on major Northampton route


A crash between a car and a lorry on a major route out of Northampton is causing tailbacks.

Police have confirmed a lorry and a Vauxhall Astra collided with each other shortly before 12.20pm this afternoon on Lumbertubs Way, about half-a-mile from the Riverside Retail Park roundabout.

No one was injured in the accident, however one lane of the busy road is blocked in the direction heading out of town, towards the retail park.

Police are currently at the scene directing traffic while the two vehicles are recovered. Road users have reported queues developing.

Twitter user, Wayne Chalmers said: “Big crash on A43 going towards Riverside involving lorry and car. Avoid if possible.”