Man, 19, dies after crash on A43 near Kettering


A man has died after a crash on the A43 near Kettering.

Emergency services were called to the crash at about 4.30pm yesterday (Monday) on the A43 near the Broughton junction.

A Ford Fiesta and a Mercedes LGV were travelling in opposite directions, when for reasons unknown, the Ford Fiesta moved into the opposite carriageway and collided with the LGV.

A police spokesman said: “The 19-year-old man from Northampton, who was the driver of the Fiesta, sustained fatal injuries and sadly died at the scene.”

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information about it is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Northamptonshire Police on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.