A45 closed due to serious crash between Raunds and Thrapston

One woman killed and another seriously injured after collision on A17 at East Heckington.
One woman killed and another seriously injured after collision on A17 at East Heckington.

A section of the A45 has been closed following a crash involving a lorry and a car.

Police, fire and ambulance were called to the A45 between the B663 at Raunds and the A14 at Thrapston at 1.35pm today (Wednesday).

A tweet posted by Highways England said: “#A45 #Northamptonshire is currently closed eastbound between the B663 #Raunds and the #A14 #Thrapston due to a serious collision.

“@NorthantsPolice on scene with emergency services.

“Expect delays.”

A spokesman for Northants Police said a lorry and a car were involved and one person has been taken to hospital, although their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

The spokesman added that they hope to have the road re-opened shortly.