UPDATE: M1 reopens after fatal collision

Heavy traffic has been reported following the collision
Heavy traffic has been reported following the collision

A man has died following a collision on the M1 earlier today (Wednesday), while the M1 remains closed.

Police were called at approximately 11.35am to reports of a collision between a man and a vehicle on the M1 near junction 11.

Emergency services attended but sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The M1 has now reopened at junction 11 in both directions. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 140 of 21 June.