Two arrested and three cars seized following fatal road collision in Northamptonshire today

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Two men were arrested and three cars seized this afternoon after a fatal road collision in Northamptonshire this morning.

Police were called to the A4500 near Ecton just after 3.30am today where the body of a man had been found. It is believed he had been hit by a car while walking some time after 2am, but the driver/s had driven away.

The stretch of road was closed through the morning but was reopened to traffic this afternoon.

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident and are appealing for anyone who may have been on the A4500 near Ecton between 2am and 3.30am this morning.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a man walking in the road between these times.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.