5 Die On Northants Roads Since Boxing Day

2 January 2013, 17:26

Five people have died in crashes on the roads of Northamptonshire since Boxing Day

December 26th - 10.15am

The collision involved a single vehicle, a silver Ford Mondeo, which was travelling from Holdenby towards Church Brampton.

For reasons yet unknown, the vehicle left the carriageway and was in collision with a tree.

The car was being driven by a 49-year-old man from Daventry and contained three passengers, all men, aged, 31, 33 and 36.

The 33 year-old man, from Enfield, died as a result of the collision.

December 27th - 08.05am

The collision took place at around 8.05am and involved a white Kia.

The 43 year-old woman, named as Melanie Parkinson from Barton Seagrave, was driving the Kia Sportage when the collision happened - and was taken to Kettering General Hospital but later died.

The incident happened on the A14 eastbound, near to junction 8. One lane of the road was closed as a result of the collision.

December 28th - 08.35am

The incident took place at around 8.35am on the A5, and involved a black Maserati travelling in the direction of Towcester.

The driver, a 61-year-old local man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision took place close to Butchers Lane in Pattishall.

December 30th - 11.45am

Two men have died in a head-on collision on the A6 in Northamptonshire.

Police said both men were pronounced dead after their Vauxhall Tigra collided with a Fiat Punto at Burton Latimer, near Kettering.

A police spokesman confirmed that two females in the Fiat sustained injuries in the crash at about 11.45am on Sunday.

The two men who died have been named as 30 year-old Balrik Dhesi and 23 year-old Jatinder Dhesi from Irthlingborough.

A further three people have died in separate accidents on Northamptonshire's roads since Boxing Day.