Crash investigators launch dashcam appeal after driver, 86, seriously injured in A45 crash near Rugby

The woman was rushed to Coventry hospital after Ford Fusion collides with lorry

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 9:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 9:48 pm

Crash investigators are appealing for dashcam footage after an 86-year-old woman was seriously injured in a crash on the A45 near Rugby today (Tuesday June 8).

As we reported earlier, the road was closed for several hours after a collision involving a lorry and a black Ford Fusion.

Police confirmed the pensioner — who was driving the Ford, which overturned during the collision — suffered serious injuries and was taken to the major trauma unit University Hospital Coventry.

Crash investigators spent hours at the scene of Tuesday morning's A45 smash

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "The crash happened at about 10.25am on the A45, High Street, Braunston — about five miles north of Daventry.

"The serious collision investigation unit are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with any dashcam footage prior to, during, or after the collision took place.

"Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 regarding incident 175 of June 8."