Young man dies after car accident

A YOUNG man from Daventry has died following a car accident on the A5 in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday) morning.

The 19-year-old driver of a black Volkswagen Polo died at the scene of the incident which took place between Watford and Dodford at 2am on Sunday. He has yet to be named by police.

The car left the carriageway and rolled several times. A number of passengers in the Polo sustained serious injuries and were taken to Northampton General Hospital.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.