TRAFFIC NEWS: Major road closure causes traffic backlog from Wellingborough to Northampton

The A45 in Northampton is closed westbound between the A43 (Riverside) and the A428/A5095 (Barnes Meadow) due to a 'police incident', Highways England reports.

Saturday, 28th April 2018, 12:44 pm
Updated Saturday, 28th April 2018, 4:02 pm
The incident was first reported at about 9.30am this morning (Saturday) and a long stretch of traffic is now queuing on the A45 between Earls Barton and Hardingstone, AA maps reports.

There is also a closure on the eastbound carriageway at the A428/A5095 junction with traffic able to use the exit and entry slip roads to pass.

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Traffic is being diverted.

Highways England urges drivers to allow additional travelling time if heading towards the area or to consider alternative routes where possible.