M1 Update - Two Dead In Car After Lorry Smash

12 September 2017, 11:36 | Updated: 12 September 2017, 11:39

M1 Northants Bucks Salcey Forest

Northants Police say two people died in yesterday's lorry smash on the M1 on the Northants/Bucks border.

At around 3pm - a van transporter careered through northbound central reservation and into oncoming southbound traffic - a number of vehicles were badly damaged included an overturned car.

It's driver and passenger, a woman and a man died as a result; several other people were hurt.

The M1 through Salcey Forest re-opened just before 5am today.

Police say if you saw what happened - or have any other information about the crash, can you please call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.