HGV driver seriously injured in A14 crash near Rothwell

A lorry driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries after his vehicle overturned on the A14 near Rothwell.

Wednesday, 24th July 2019, 11:11 am
Picture by Corby Fire Station.

Emergency services were called to the dual carriageway after the HGV tipped onto its side just after junction 4 westbound at about 2.20am this morning (Wednesday).

The driver, a man in his 40s, was trapped in the vehicle before being released by fire and ambulance crews.

He was taken to hospital with injuries described as serious by a police spokesman but "not life-threatening or life-changing".

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Picture by Corby Fire Station.

How the vehicle overturned is not yet known.

Police and Highways England closed the road between junctions 3 and 7 so the vehicle could be recovered.

The road re-opened a few hours ago.

Workers recover the vehicle. Credit: Highways England