Woman suffers life-changing injuries in A45 crash near Wellingborough

A woman suffered life-changing injuries following a two-vehicle crash on the A45 near Wellingborough.

Monday, 23rd January 2017, 9:35 am
Updated Monday, 23rd January 2017, 4:28 pm
This picture of the scene was posted by @TRPTSouth on Twitter

Police, fire, ambulance and the air ambulance were called out to the crash which took place at about midday yesterday (Sunday) near the Prologis turn on the A45 between Wellingborough and Rushden.

A red Ford Fiesta and a grey Peugeot 3008 were involved in the crash on the eastbound carriageway.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: “A woman was injured, she had got life-changing but not life-threatening injuries.”

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This picture of the scene was posted by @Northants_SRPU on Twitter

The spokesman said the road was closed for some time to allow the air ambulance to land, and added: “One of the street lamps had been knocked over, which had exposed live wires, so the road had to be closed both ways.

“The ambulance, police, fire and air ambulance were all there.

“The man was taken to Coventry by land ambulance and the woman was going to University Hospital Coventry.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, and the police spokesman said: “There are reports of a potential third car in the area at the time and officers would particularly like to speak with the driver, as well as anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

This picture of the scene was posted by @Northants_SRPU on Twitter

“Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.”