Pedestrian involved in lorry collision in Northamptonshire suffered 'serious head injuries'

A 42-year-old pedestrian 'received serious head injuries' last night when he was involved in a collision with a large goods vehicle in Northamptonshire.

Wednesday, 2nd November 2016, 11:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:00 pm

The A43 between Syresham and Silverstone was closed last night (Tuesday) after a serious accident, which happened at around 8.20pm.

Highways England tweeted at 9.15pm that the northbound carriageway was shut while Northamptonshire Police dealt with the incident.

A Northamptonshire police spokeswoman said: “A pedestrian has suffered serious injuries when he was involved in a collision with a large goods vehicle on the A43 near Silverstone.

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“The collision took place at about 8.20pm on the A43 northbound, just past the Green Man public house.

“The 42-year-old male pedestrian received serious head injuries. Witnesses are being sought by the police to help with enquiries.”

Witnesses can get in touch with police by quoting the crime reference number: 0800174615