Man seriously hurt in Desborough road crash

Police have closed Rothwell Road in Desborough after an accident this morning (Friday, September 13)
Police have closed Rothwell Road in Desborough after an accident this morning (Friday, September 13)

A man has been seriously injured in a crash in Rothwell Road, Desborough, this morning (Friday, September 13).

The incident, involving just one vehicle which struck a parked car and also damaged a telegraph pole, happened at about 5.50am.

Fire crews were called to the scene to free the man from the vehicle and police officers closed the road.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said the man had suffered serious injuries.

She added: “A silver Citroen Zsara, driven by a Desborough man, was travelling towards Rothwell when it was in collision with a Ford Ka parked at the side of the road.

“The driver of the Citroen was taken to Kettering General Hospital with serious injuries.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Team on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.