Man arrested after car driven wrong way along A45

The approach to the Wilby Way roundabout on the A45
The approach to the Wilby Way roundabout on the A45

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was stopped travelling the wrong way along the A45 late on Saturday (November 3).

Officers were called at about 11.55pm to reports of a siler vehicle travelling on the A45 between Northampton and Wilby towards Wellingborough on the westbound carriageway.

The vehicle was stopped by police officers near the Wilby Way roundabout and a 58-year-old man was arrested for dangerous driving.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the car travelling towards Wellingborough on the westbound carriageway on the A45 between 11.55pm on Saturday and 12.05am yesterday.

The 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving has been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

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.