Northampton: Pedestrian killed in police car crash
A pedestrian has been killed in a crash involving a police car on an emergency callout in Northampton.
It happened on the A43 Lumbertubs Way at about 04:00 BST on Sunday, Northamptonshire Police confirmed.
A full investigation is under way, with the matter referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).
The identity of the victim will not be released until next-of-kin are informed, a Northamptonshire Police spokeswoman said.
An appeal has been made for witnesses.
The dual carriageway was closed in both directions between the Round Spinney and St Gregory's roundabouts.
A statement issued by Northamptonshire Police said: "The collision involved a police car responding to an emergency call, and a pedestrian.
"The road is likely to remain closed for the rest of the morning to allow the emergency services to attend the scene."