Road cleared following broken down lorry in Northampton

Broken down lorry causes delays in Mereway - picture by Northants Police RPU
Broken down lorry causes delays in Mereway - picture by Northants Police RPU

Roads have been cleared and traffic has returned to normal after a broken down lorry caused delays in Northampton earlier this afternoon.

There were delays on the westbound A5076 Mereway in Collingtree causing queues before the Towcester Road junction.

Northamptonshire Police RPU tweeted: “Lorry broken down in the middle lane along Mereway, Northampton. Traffic delays folks. Please avoid.”