Truck driver dies following A43 smash in Northamptonshire

Air Ambulance crews rushed to the scene near Brackley

Friday, 21st May 2021, 1:57 pm
An Air Ambulance at the scene of this morning's crash but sadly a lorry driver later died.

Police confirmed a lorry driver died after a truck overturned on the A43 in Northamptonshire on Friday morning (May 21).

An Air Ambulance landed at the scene near Brackley but despite the efforts of trauma specialists on board and paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service, the driver sadly died.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "The incident happened shortly after 10am on Friday (May 21) at the BP roundabout of the A43 at Brackley.

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"Road closures currently remain in place northbound between the roundabout and the A422 Buckingham Road while investigation and recovery work continues.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the area for some time."

Crash investigators are appealing for witnesses to get in touch and want to hear from anyone who may have relevant dash-cam footage taken prior to, during or after the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615, regarding incident 143 of May 21, 2021