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A43 reopens after multi-vehicle crash

Road closed sign
The road was closed between the A413 Silverstone and the A5 junctions

A large stretch of the A43 in Northamptonshire has reopened after a serious road traffic crash involving several vehicles in the early hours closed it for much of the day.

The crash happened between Brackley and Towcester at about 00:30 GMT and the road was closed in both directions.

Northamptonshire Police advised motorists to seek alternative routes.

An investigation, recovery and collision clear-up work has now been completed, according to Highways England, and the road fully reopened.

The A43 Silverstone bypass was shut northbound from the A413 Dadford Road to the Whittlebury turn-off.

The southbound A43 was also closed between Towcester and Silverstone, as a result of the incident.

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