Workman killed in collision on M1 yesterday

Queues on the M1
Queues on the M1

A workman has died after a collision on the M1 yesterday, police have confirmed.

The collision, involving a lorry and a construction worker, happened at about 9am yesterday (Monday, 10 October) within a section of roadworks on the northbound carriageway, just north of junction 16, and causing tailbacks measuring eight miles.

The construction worker, a 47-year-old man from Luton, sadly died at the scene. Witnesses, or anyone with information about the collision, can contact the Northamptonshire Police Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.