Man dies following ‘serious collision’ on the M1

A man has died following a collision on the M1.

Friday, 1st October 2021, 12:21 pm
The incident took place on Wednesday morning.

The M1 northbound was closed northbound between junctions 25 and 26 following reports of a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian at around 8.50am on Wednesday (29 September 2021).

Emergency services attended however despite their best efforts a 45-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later.

Officers carried out their investigation at the scene and the motorway was reopened at around 3.20pm.

Sergeant Craig Luckett, from Nottinghamshire Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the man’s family and friends at this very difficult time and we have specialist officers supporting them following this tragic incident.”

“I would also like to thank drivers for their patience and cooperation while the motorway was closed.”

“Our investigation is ongoing and we would ask anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any dash-cam footage, to get in touch by calling Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 128 of 29 September 2021.”