Woman in her eighties rushed to hospital after crash on A45 near Rugby

A section of the A45 was shut following the crash

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A woman in her 80s has been rushed to hospital after a serious crash closed the A45 near Rugby

Police confirmed the woman was in a car which rolled after colliding with a transport vehicle approximately five miles north of Daventry at around 10.30am on Tuesday, June 8.

Crash investigators are continuing to work at the scene, between The Boathouse pub, near Braunston, and the Willoughby turn off.

Warwickshire Police said the woman driver in her eighties was taken to University Hospital Coventry, although the extent of her injuries were unknown.


Earlier today spokesman for the Northamptonshire serious collision unit, which is working alongside the Warwickshire force, said: "Please continue to avoid the area whilst we investigate and clear the scene."