Accident shuts major Corby road

Motorists should avoid Cottingham Road in Corby after a crash NNL-161006-125435001
Motorists should avoid Cottingham Road in Corby after a crash NNL-161006-125435001

Motorists are being urged to avoid a major route into Corby following a crash this morning.

A lorry and a Vauxhall Corsa crashed at about 11.12am today at Cottingham Road close to the Beanfield Avenue junction.

Police and fire vehicles were called to the scene where they found a motorist trapped in the car.

They released the driver who was taken to hospital suffering from what are believed to be minor injuries.

The lorry driver was unhurt.

The vehicles have not yet been recovered so drivers should use alternative routes.