Witnesses sought following fatal road accident

Police are appealing for information following a single-vehicle road traffic collision on the A45 near Newnham during the early hours of Saturday morning, in which a woman died.

At some time after 1am on Saturday, a blue BMW Mini – travelling west along the A45 – left the carriageway having passed the B4037 junction to Newnham.

The Mini rolled down a bank and into a ditch. The driver, a 30-year-old woman from Daventry, died. Formal identification of the woman has not yet been completed.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information about it, should contact the Driewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.