Woman in hospital with severe head injuries as car flips in crash between Northampton and Earls Barton

Fire crews use cutting gear to free trapped trio following collision near World's End pub

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 2:19 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd August 2021, 2:20 pm

A woman in her 40s was rushed to hospital with severe head injuries following a two-car smash between Northampton and Earls Barton on Saturday (July 31).

Fire crews used cutting gear to free three people from one of vehicles after it overturned near the World's End pub in Ecton at 5.37pm.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue said: "The driver, a 60-year-old man and a woman in her 60s were both taken to Northampton General Hospital with minor injuries to their arms.

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Saturday's smash happened on this stretch of the A4500 near the World's End pub

"Another woman, in her 40s, was taken to University Hospital Coventry with severe head injuries."

The A4500 was closed for several hours as fire crews from Mereway, Moulton and Earls Barton all attended the scene.

Crash investigators from Northamptonshire police are appealing for witnesses to the smash.