Police confirm crash that closed A43 south of Northampton was a fatal accident

A crash that closed the A43 for several hours on Wednesday afternoon has been confirmed as a fatal accident by police this morning.

The accident happened at just after 2.30pm on Wednesday on the A43 northbound between Brackley and Towcester.

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This morning, Northants Serious Collision Investigation unit confirmed that someone had died in the crash.

Tweeting at 8.20am via @NorthantsSCIU, a spokesman said: "We are appealing for #witnesses following a #Fatal collision on the #A43 northbound at #Brackley around 14:35 hours on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. The collision involved a #Volkswagen Sharan and a #LandRover Discovery. Witness? Dashcam? Call Drivewatch 0800 174 615."

There are no further details at this stage.