Lorry driver dies after M1 motorway pile-up
Thursday 12 April 2012
Bedfordshire Police said a Renault articulated lorry was on the M1 southbound at around 3.30am, when it was in a crash with two other lorries.
The driver of the Renault lorry, who is believed to be a 62-year-old man from Skegness in Lincolnshire, died.
He has not been named by police, and family liaison officers are supporting his family.
Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash, which happened on the M1 southbound just north of junction 13 and forced a stretch of the busy motorway to be closed in both directions, to contact them.
An investigation is under way and the road is now open, a Bedfordshire Police spokeswoman said.
An inquest will be opened and adjourned in due course, after which the victim will be named.
Anyone with information should contact Pc Bob Hauxwell, in the Collision Investigation Unit, on 01438 757500, text to 07786 200011 or telephone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
- 1 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Now diplomacy has failed, boycotting Israel might be the only way we can protect the people of Gaza
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
Russell Brand accuses Sean Hannity of terrorism after aggressive Israel-Gaza debate
Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
Justin Bieber posts Instagram photo of a crying Orlando Bloom after Ibiza fight 'over Miranda Kerr'
Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
Air Algerie AH5017 crash: Jet fell 30,000 feet in three minutes ‘due to violent storm’
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- < Previous
- Next >
£18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission: SThree: Computer Futures (an SThree br...
£400 - £550 per day: Orgtel: Financial Control Manager - Regulatory Reporting ...
£80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive: Progressive Recruitment: I am current...
£65000 per annum + 15% Pension, Health, Travel & Bonus: Progressive Recruitmen...