Man, 81, dies at the scene of two-vehicle rush hour collision on the A5 in Northamptonshire

A stretch of the A5 was closed this morning after a severe rush hour crash between a car and a van

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 4:13 pm
Police have confirmed that an 81-year-old man sadly died at the scene of the A5 collision this morning (September 23).

An 81-year-old man died at the scene of a collision that took place on the A5 in Northamptonshire this morning (September 23).

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The fatal collision took place on the southbound carriageway close to the junction for Astcote at around 7.45am between a black Mitsubishi L200 and a white Iveco Daily van that was stationary in a layby.

The stretch of the A5 was closed in both directions this morning as emergency services attended the two-vehicle smash.

Anyone with information about the fatal road traffic collision or anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615, quoting incident number: 68 of 23/09/21