Driver airlifted to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries following crash on Northamptonshire road

A car travelling on a country road between Cold Ashby and West Haddon ended up in a field at the weekend.

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 3:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 3:06 pm
The crash happened on the Cold Ashby Road between Cold Ashby and West Haddon

The serious crash happened at around 7.20am on Saturday (March 16) when a black Volkswagen Polo travelling along Cold Ashby Road, for reasons unknown, left the carriageway and came to rest in a field, between Cold Ashby and the West Haddon/Guilsborough Road junction.

The male driver was taken to University Hospital Coventry by air ambulance with potentially life-threatening injuries.

A spokesman for the East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We sent a paramedic in an ambulance car, a crewed ambulance and the air ambulance. We transported one patient to University Hospital."

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The crash happened on the Cold Ashby Road between Cold Ashby and West Haddon

Police investigating the single-car collision are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.