Teenager and 21-year-old man die after crash on Northamptonshire road

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Two people including a 16-year-old boy have died after a crash on a Northamptonshire road in the early hours of this morning

At about 2.20am a Vauxhall Corsa, for reasons yet unknown, hit a road sign after it left Weldon Road, Corby.

The accident happened between the Bangrave Road roundabout and Geddington Road roundabout.

The two occupants of the car, a 21-year–old man and a 16-year-old boy, died at the scene.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and, in particular, are urging the occupants of a small silver car which is believed to have stopped at scene shortly after the accident, to contact them.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call the Northamptonshire Police Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.

Weldon Road was closed for several hours while emergency services dealt with the collision and re-opened shortly after 11am.