Five-vehicle accident on A45 near Northampton

Drivers are being urged to avoid the A45 near Northampton after a five-vehicle accident.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 9:19 am
The scene on the A45 this morning

Northants Fire tweeted this morning that there had been an accident on the A45 near Brackmills: "07:42hrs @NFRSMereway and Moulton fire crews in attendance at a 5 vehicle RTC. #A45 #Westbound #Barnesmeadow to #Brackmills #Northampton. Please avoid the area if possible."

Highways England added: "Delays of at least 45 minutes above profile journey time on approach to the #A45 incident, 6 miles of congestion, @NorthantsPolice are on scene"

At 9.30am, Highways England tweeted: "UPDATE: #A45 is fully reopened after an earlier RTC. Still seeing delays in the area, but that should be clearing shortly. Thanks for your patience.

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The scene on the A45 this morning

There are no details as to any injuries at this stage.