Passenger, 70s, dies week after crash on M1 near Milton Keynes

A man has sadly died in hospital following a road traffic collision which occurred on the southbound carriageway of the M1 last week.

The three-vehicle collision took place at about 4.25pm on Wednesday, March 22, when a blue and white Mercedes car transporter collided with the rear of a red BMW car as traffic slowed in lane one of the M1, near to junction 15.

As a result of that collision, the BMW then collided with the rear of a white Sprinter van. The front seat passenger of the BMW – a man in his 70s – was taken to University of Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital, where he sadly died On Tuesday (March 28).

Investigations into the collision continue and officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have CCTV or dash cam footage of the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to email or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615, or Northamptonshire Police on 101.

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