A5 in Northamptonshire closed in both directions due to serious collision between lorry and pedestrian

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The air ambulance has been called

The A5 in Northamptonshire is closed in both directions due to a serious collision between a lorry and a pedestrian.

The main road is closed from the A43 for Towcester to the A45 for Weedon Bec this morning (Monday February 19).

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The A5 in Northamptonshire is closed in both directions.The A5 in Northamptonshire is closed in both directions.
The A5 in Northamptonshire is closed in both directions.

National Highways posted on X at around 10am to say the road is closed in both directions and that all emergency services are on scene.

The post said: “The #A5 in #Northamptonshire is closed in both directions between the #A43 (#Towcester) and the #A45 (#WeedonBec) due to a serious collision.

“All emergency services are in attendance, including air ambulance.

“More information to follow, thank you for your patience.”

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

A Northamptonshire Police spokeswoman said: “We would advise people to find an alternative route as the road is expected to be closed for some time following a serious road traffic collision between a pedestrian and lorry, which occurred at about 9.15am today.”

More to follow.