Teenage woman in hospital with life-threatening injuries after car smash in Northampton village

Two drivers seriously hurt in collision between Vauxhall and Audi in Little Houghton

Wednesday's crash happened on Station Road near to Little Houghton
Wednesday's crash happened on Station Road near to Little Houghton

A 19-year-old woman passenger is in critical condition in the major trauma unit at Coventry hospital after a crash near Northampton on Wednesday morning.

Two men were also rushed to Northampton General Hospital with serious injuries following the smash in Station Road, Little Houghton, at about 10.30am yesterday.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "A blue Vauxhall Astra was travelling along Station Road towards Little Billing when it collided with a black Audi A3.

"The drivers of both cars — one a 23-year-old man and the other a 50-year-old man — were taken to Northampton General Hospital with serious injuries.

"The front seat passenger of the Vauxhall Astra, a 19-year-old woman, was conveyed to University Hospital Coventry with life-threatening injuries."

Detectives from Northamptonshire's Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman said: "We would ask anyone with information — who may have witnessed this incident or may have dashcam footage — to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 using incident number 489 of 02/09/20."

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