Road re-opens in Northamptonshire after telegraph pole collapses in the road

The A5 has now re-opened after it was closed just after noon due to an incident with a telegraph pole.
The A5 has now re-opened after it was closed just after noon due to an incident with a telegraph pole.

A fire has caused a telegraph pole to collapse in a busy Northamptonshire road.

Earlier on today AA Traffic reported that the A5 was shut both ways between the A45 in Weedon Bec and the A43 Towcester Bypass following a fire, which made a telegraph pole and live wires collapse and land in the road.

Highways England has now confirmed that the road has re-opened and there is no delays.