Very slow traffic as A14 westbound in Northamptonshire remains CLOSED after two serious crashes

The road has been closed for debris removal relating to the collision

Friday, 21st May 2021, 3:22 pm
There have been two collisions on the A14.
There have been two collisions on the A14.

The A14 westbound between junctions 1 A5199 (Welford) and 2 A508 Harborough Road (Kelmarsh) remains closed following a serious collision that took place this morning (May 21).

The crash took place between a lorry and a van at around 2pm.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "Both drivers have been taken to Kettering General Hospital. At the moment, we are unsure on the levels of injuries and, though they haven’t been taken to Coventry, I wouldn’t want to speculate at the moment."

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Highways England confirmed this afternoon that the road remains closed so that debris on the road can be removed. They added that they are also dealing with another collision that took place near junction 3 (A6) Eastbound.

Both collisions are in the process of being cleared but there is a lot of congestion in the area.

More to follow.