Three dead following head-on crash between lorry and car

Three people have died following a head-on crash between a car and lorry.

Emergency services were called to the A43, between Northampton and Kettering, following reports of a red Vauxhall Corsa and a White Volvo Tipper lorry colliding around 2pm on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said the vehicles had been travelling in the opposite direction before the crash between Sywell and Hannington.

The victims, two men and a woman, had all been travelling in the Corsa and were the only occupants.

They were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Both carriageways were then shut while a police investigation took place and motorists were advised to avoid the area.

Officers are now urging anyone who may have information about the crash the get in touch.