Driver crashes at new roundabout on the edge of Harborough – just days after it was opened

The driver escaped unhurt and alerted police

A driver has crashed at a new roundabout on the A6 on the southern edge of Market Harborough – just days after it was opened.
A driver has crashed at a new roundabout on the A6 on the southern edge of Market Harborough – just days after it was opened.

A driver has crashed at a new roundabout on the A6 on the southern edge of Market Harborough – just days after it was opened.

The motorist’s pick-up truck collided with signs on the roundabout at the top of Kettering Road in the early hours of Saturday.

He ended up perched on a bank sitting above the busy new junction.

A driver has crashed at a new roundabout on the A6 on the southern edge of Market Harborough – just days after it was opened.

The driver escaped unhurt and alerted police.

He told officers that he would arrange for his vehicle to be recovered himself after the single-vehicle incident at about 2am on Saturday.

The new roundabout was built and opened just last week in a bid to improve traffic safety after a string of crashes at the blackspot junction over the last few years.