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A5 five-car crash sees three seriously injured near Watford village

Three people were seriously injured in a five-car crash on the A5 on Friday (September 29). Witnesses are being sought after the incident on the A5 Watling Road, near the village of Watford.

At about 2.20pm on Friday (September 29) the driver of a grey Alfa Romeo Giulia car travelling northbound towards Rugby was in collision with the driver of a black Audi car travelling in the opposite direction towards Weedon. Following the impact, the Alfa Romeo collided with the oncoming driver of a blue Ford Mondeo car and the Audi collided with the driver of a grey Skoda Superb car, travelling in the opposite direction.

This caused the Skoda to collide with the driver of a white Nissan Interstar van. As a result of the collision, the driver of the Alfa Romeo, a man in his 60s from Derbyshire, sustained serious injuries along with his passenger, a female in her 20s. They were both taken to University Hospital Coventry.

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The driver of the Ford Mondeo – a man in his 50s from Northamptonshire – was also taken to University Hospital Coventry with serious injuries. All the other drivers and passengers were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to email CollisionAppeals@northants.police.uk or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615, or Northamptonshire Police on 101. Please quote incident number 23000606155 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.

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