UPDATE: Coach on its side after crash near Dunchurch

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Eighteen people had to be rescued from a coach on its side after it crashed on the A45 near Dunchurch between the M45 and the B4429 Daventry Road junction this morning (Monday December 12).

Fire crews were called to the crash just before 6.30am, and were able to rescue all 17 adult passengers along with the driver, who were described as walking wounded.

The road is still closed in both directions, and police are currently directing traffic.