Woman dies after accident on south Northamptonshire road

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A 32-year-old woman has died following a crash in south Northamptonshire this morning

Police and fire crews attended the B4525 Welsh Lane, in Helmdon, near Brackley at 7.10am.

A blue Fiat Punto was travelling along the B4525 towards Banbury when it was involved in a single vehicle accident and came to a stop at the side of the road.

A blue Honda Accord, which was travelling in the same direction, then collided with the Punto.

The driver of the Fiat, a 32-year-old local woman, was killed, while the driver of the Honda suffered minor injuries.

Police are now appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call the Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.