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Death of two people in M1 road traffic collision

September 12, 2017

Two people sadly died in a road traffic collision on the M1 yesterday afternoon.

The woman and man were the driver and passenger of a car which was travelling on the southbound carriageway when the collision took place.

The collision happened at about 2.50pm on Monday, 11 September, when a blue vehicle transporter was travelling north between junctions 14 and 15.

The transporter struck the central reservation before crossing onto the southbound carriageway and overturning onto the car containing the woman and man.

Several other people were injured and vehicles damaged as a result of the collision.

The M1 re-opened at around 4.50am this morning after the carriageway was cleared and repairs made to the central reservation.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident are asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.

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