Two people die in road acccident in Corby

Weldon Road in Corby has been closed this morning

Weldon Road in Corby has been closed this morning

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Two people including a 16-year-old boy have died in a road accident in Corby.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash in Weldon Road, Corby, early this morning (Friday, July 10).

At about 2.20am a Vauxhall Corsa, for reasons yet unknown, hit a road sign.

The accident happened between the Bangrave Road roundabout and Geddington Road roundabout.

The two occupants of the car, a 21-year–old man and a 16-year-old boy, died at the scene.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and ,in particular, are urging the occupants of a small silver car which is believed to have stopped at scene shortly after the accident, to contact them.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call the Northamptonshire Police Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.

Weldon Road was closed for several hours while emergency services dealt with the collision and re-opened shortly after 11am.