UPDATED Man dies following M1 collision

Updated on 4/3/18 at 12:04 p.m.

Incident number: 670 of 1 March

A motorist has died following a collision on the M1 involving a car and a HGV.

The incident happened just after 10.45pm on Thursday (1 March) on the northbound carriageway near Long Whatton, close to junction 23a.

The 23-year-old driver of the car, a black Vauxhall Astra, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, where he died yesterday (Saturday 3 March).

Detective Constable Pete Davies, the investigating officer, said: “We are continuing to appeal for witnesses who either saw the collision or who saw either vehicle beforehand.

“I’m especially keen to speak to anyone who has dashcam footage of the collision or either vehicle prior to it happening.”

Any witnesses are asked to contact DC Davies on 101, quoting incident 670 of 1 March.

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