Northampton services M1 crash leaves two women dead

Two women have been killed and a third person has been seriously injured in a road crash in Northamptonshire.

The women were in a car which crashed into a lamp post on the exit slip road of the M1 at the Northampton services in the early hours of Saturday.

The third person was taken to hospital with "life-threatening injuries", Northamptonshire Police said.

The road was closed for much of the morning while repair work and recovery was carried out.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Northamptonshire Police.

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