A45 in Northampton reopens to traffic after multi-vehicle crash

All lanes heading out of Northampton have now reopened following an earlier accident this morning (Friday).

Friday, 6th December 2019, 10:13 am
Updated Friday, 6th December 2019, 10:17 am

Highways were forced to close the major route heading out of town just before 7.30am following an accident on the eastbound carriageway at Great Billing.

The crash involved a number of vehicles and emergency services were called to the scene.

Motorists were warned of long delays on surrounding routes with diversions put in place.

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The westbound carriageway heading towards Northampton town centre also had long delays.

Highways England tweeted just after 9.30am: "#A45 has all lanes back open after an earlier collision."

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The eastbound A45 was closed and the westbound had long delays