Appeal for witnesses: Fatal collision on M1

Fri 29 May, 2015

Police are appealing for information after a fatal road traffic collision on the M1 this morning. It happened between junctions 13 (Woburn) and 14 (Milton Keynes) on the northbound carriageway at around 7am.

The collision involved two articulated vehicles – a Renault HGV and a Volvo HGV. The passenger of the Renault, a man from Northampton, was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the Renault sustained injuries and has been taken to the Milton Keynes University Hospital for treatment. The driver of the Volvo did not require hospital treatment. 

Firefighters from Broughton and Newport Pagnell were among the emergency services at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any information which could assist police, should contact investigating officer PC Sandra Terry on the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre number, 101.