Emergency services close two roads in Northampton following separate incidents

Northamptonshire Police have taped off a road in Northampton this afternoon following two incidents, which are believed to be separate, in Abington.

The first incident happened in Lindsay Avenue, in Abington, between Birchfield Road and Broadway.

More than five emergency services vehicles are in attendance.

More than five emergency services vehicles are in attendance.

Six police cars, three fire engines and one ambulance is on the scene, eyewitnesses are reporting.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said two vehicles were involved in a collision on Lindsay Avenue at about 11.10am.

One person has sustained an injury, which is currently being treated by police as "serious", and a man has been taken into custody.

Police are also in attendance at a second incident some 300 metres away in Broadway East.

Two roads still remain shut in Abington while police move on the damaged vehicles.

Two roads still remain shut in Abington while police move on the damaged vehicles.

A silver Volkswagen Golf is currently on its roof awaiting recovery, while there has also been damage to a parked car. It is not yet known whether the two incidents are linked.

A spokeswoman for the force added: "The incident involving the Golf was a separate incident involving three cars.

"One person has been taken to hospital as a precaution. It happened at about 12.15pm."

A VW golf remains overturned in Abington while police attend the scene.

A VW golf remains overturned in Abington while police attend the scene.