Woman, 78, in hospital after her car crashes into tree on road between Corby and Kettering

Accident
Accident

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after her car left the road and crashed into a tree on a busy road just outside Kettering.

The single-vehicle incident took place at about 4.15pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, January 13) near the Harvester pub.

The road – the A43 between Kettering and Corby – was closed and the air ambulance attended.

A Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance spokesman said: “The patient’s car had left the road and rolled down an embankment, leaving the driver with a possible head injury.

“The air ambulance crew worked with the other emergency services on-scene to swiftly and safely extricate the patient.

“The 78-year-old woman was assessed as having a possible head injury, and was immobilised for travel to prevent any further injury.”

She has since been transferred to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire.

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