UPDATE: Driver died at scene of crash on Northamptonshire road

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A man died at the scene of a car crash on the A5 in Northamptonshire today, it has been confirmed.

The road was shut in both directions between the Weedon crossroads and Crick from around 9.30am onwards after the man’s white BMW, for reasons yet unknown, failed to negotiate a left hand bend on the northbound carriageway near the Whilton crossroads and collided with a number of trees.

The A5 re-opened at about 1.30pm this afternoon.

The Collision Investigation Team are appealing for anyone with information or who witnessed this incident to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.