Woman dies in road acciden just outside Northampton

A woman has died after a two-vehicle collision along a dangerous stretch of road just outside of Northampton.

Monday, 14th November 2016, 4:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:29 pm

Police have confirmed the woman died following the crash on Friday (November 11) in Boughton Road, Moulton.

At about 6.45pm, a grey Ford Focus travelling away from Moulton collided with a black Hyundai i20, which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The 25-year-old driver of the Ford Focus was arrested and has been released on bail pending further inquiries, according to a police spokesman.

Witnesses, or anyone with information about the collision, should contact the Northamptonshire Police Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.

A Freedom of Information request revealed there had been more than 90 recorded collisions on the one-and-a-half mile stretch since 2006 – with seven of those resulting in a fatality.