M1 crash woman dies

A WOMAN who was involved in a crash on the M1 near Trowell has died.

Heather Hardcastle, 37, of Tostig Avenue, York, was the passenger in an Audi when it collided with a lorry between junctions 25 and 26 northbound, at Trowell around 11.15pm last Thursday.

She died on Saturday morning at Queen’s Medical Centre.

A man, who was driving the Audi, remains in a critical condition at the Nottingham hospital.

The lorry driver was not hurt.

Police are keen to speak to the drivers of two vehicles who pulled over on the hard shoulder in front of the lorry to help.

Anyone with information should call Det Con Katie Stokes at Notts police on 0300 300 9999 ex 816 2225.