Man arrested after serious crash near Mawsley

He's been released under investigation

Monday, 28th June 2021, 11:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 12:48 pm
Northamptonshire Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit at the scene on Saturday.
Northamptonshire Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit at the scene on Saturday.

A man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a serious crash near Mawsley on Saturday (June 26).

Emergency services were called at about 8.40am after the incident, which involved a grey BMW M240i and a silver Seat Leon, on the road off the A43 towards Mawsley.

The Seat, which was travelling towards Mawsley along the road from the A43, left the carriageway and landed in a ditch after taking action to avoid a BMW which was overtaking other vehicles while travelling towards the A43.

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A man in the Seat was taken to Kettering General Hospital for treatment for serious injuries but a police spokesman said they are not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening..

A woman in the Seat also suffered facial injuries.

A 24-year-old Mawsley man was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information should the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174675.