Emergency services rush to three-vehicle smash on A45 in Northampton

One woman being treated by paramedics but police say injuries are not life-threatening

By Kevin Nicholls
Friday, 12th March 2021, 3:18 pm
Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the A45 on Friday afternoon

Drivers are being warned to avoid the A45 in Northampton after a three-vehicle pile-up on Friday afternoon.

Police, fire crews and East Midlands Ambulance Service are all at the scene, on the westbound carriageway near Riverside, following the smash involving and Audi and a Nissan Micra and a van just before 2pm.

One woman is being treated by paramedics but police say her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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A Northamptonshire Police spokesman tweeted: "Motorists are being urged to avoid the A45 westbound in Northampton near Riverside.

"Fire crews are currently attending a road traffic collision at the scene, with queues already tailing back up to two miles.

"Please find alternative routes if you are able to."