Serious road traffic collision in Northampton

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision between a car and a scooter rider at the junction of Billing Road and Barry Road in Northampton yesterday evening.

The scooter was travelling along the Billing Road from the town centre towards Northampton School for Boys when it was in collision with the car which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The rider, a 17-year-old boy from Weston Favell in Northampton was taken to the Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry with serious injuries. The driver of the car, a 23-year-old woman from Deanshanger was not hurt.