Main road in Northamptonshire closed following crash this morning

The crash is causing severe delays on the A43.
The crash is causing severe delays on the A43.

A main road in Northamptonshire has been closed following a crash in a construction area.

UPDATE 3.30pm: The road is now reopen following an earlier accident

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The A43 is shut in both directions from Red House Lane to Sywell Road - effectively between Sywell and Hannington.

Between 7am and 8am, a car and a bus were involved in a serious collision.

There is severe congestion on the roads heading towards to Isham, Pitsford and Great Harrowden as cars navigate the diversion.