Two men in 60s taken to hospital after crash closes A6 on Northamptonshire border

Police plea for information after one driver seriously injured

Friday, 7th February 2020, 11:27 am
Updated Friday, 7th February 2020, 11:58 am

Police say a man in his 60s was seriously injured in the crash which closed the A6 for more than six hours on the Northamptonshire border yesterday.

Two cars collided on a stretch of road between the Kettering Road turn and the A427 roundabout near Market Harborough at around 7.25am on Thursday (February 6).

Emergency services from Northamptonshire and Leicestershire combined to deal with the incident involving a blue Hyundai Coupe and a silver Nissan Note.

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Traffic police at the scene of yesterday's A6 crash.

The driver of the Hyundai was taken to the University Hospital of Coventry with serious injuries. The driver of the Nissan, a man also in his 60s, was taken to the same hospital but with minor injuries.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hawkins said: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and we are appealing to anyone with any information or who may have dashcam footage to call us on 101 quoting incident ref 89 of 6 February."

Police investigators kept the A6 shut until around 2pm on Thursday