Two motorists die following M1 collision

Two motorists have sadly died following a collision on the M1 northbound carriageway earlier today (Friday 7 June).

Friday, 7th June 2019, 4:48 pm
Updated Friday, 7th June 2019, 5:48 pm
A RTC on the northbound M1 between junction 35 and 34. Picture Scott Merrylees

At around 8:15am, emergency services were called to reports of a three vehicle collision involving a lorry, a van and a car at J34, just north of the Tinsley Viaduct.

Two men involved in the collision suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

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A RTC on the northbound M1 between junction 35 and 34. Picture Scott Merrylees

The road remains closed allowing investigations to take place.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision this morning, especially any motorists travelling along the M1 who may hold dash cam footage.

Please call 101 quoting incident number 196 of 7 June..