Emergency services rush to three-vehicle smash on A45 in Northampton

One woman being treated by paramedics but police say injuries are not life-threatening

By Kevin Nicholls
Friday, 12th March 2021, 3:18 pm
Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the A45 on Friday afternoon
Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the A45 on Friday afternoon

Drivers are being warned to avoid the A45 in Northampton after a three-vehicle pile-up on Friday afternoon.

Police, fire crews and East Midlands Ambulance Service are all at the scene, on the westbound carriageway near Riverside, following the smash involving and Audi and a Nissan Micra and a van just before 2pm.

One woman is being treated by paramedics but police say her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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A Northamptonshire Police spokesman tweeted: "Motorists are being urged to avoid the A45 westbound in Northampton near Riverside.

"Fire crews are currently attending a road traffic collision at the scene, with queues already tailing back up to two miles.

"Please find alternative routes if you are able to."