A43 near Towcester closed southbound for six hours after serious motorcycle accident

The A43 was closed southbound until early this morning (Thursday) following a crash.
The A43 was closed southbound until early this morning (Thursday) following a crash.

The A43 was closed southbound until early this morning (Thursday) following a crash.

Police closed a stretch of carriageway between the A5 near Towcester and the A422 near Brackley from about 10.45pm on Wednesday to 4.45am.

It followed a single-vehicle accident involving a motorbike on the southbound carriageway, near the Towcester BP petrol station.

A police spokeswoman said a man was taken to John Radcliffe Hospital with serious injuries.