Brick thrown from A45 bridge smashes car windscreen

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A driver was lucky to escape injury after a brick was thrown from a bridge on the A45 and smashed the front windscreen of a car travelling below.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which took place on Friday (February 1) between 2.55pm and 3.05pm on the A45 westbound, adjacent to Billing Aquadrome in Northampton.

A police spokesman said: “A brick was thrown from a bridge which smashed the front windscreen of a moving vehicle - a white Vauxhall Insignia estate.

“The driver was not injured.”

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information about it, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.