Oxfordshire man, 45, killed in M1 crash

A 45-year-old man from Oxfordshire died at the scene of a crash on the M1, Northamptonshire Police have said.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 11th February 2016, 9:29 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2016, 7:00 am
Image courtesy of Highways England.
Image courtesy of Highways England.

The man, who was a pedestrian, was involved in a collision with a white Iveco HGV on the M1 Southbound opposite the Northampton Services at junction 15a at about 1.15pm yesterday (Wednesday).

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said this morning the 65-year-old driver of the HGV was shaken but uninjured. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The southbound carriageway was closed for more than eight hours after emergency services were called to the scene.

Anyone that witnessed the collision or has any information is requested to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, Northamptonshire Police on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.