Pedestrian dies after M1 collision

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A MAN was killed after a collision on the M1 near Trowell services this morning (Saturday).

The motorway was closed between junctions 25 and 26 following the collision between the pedestrian and a van at about 7.35am.

The collision followed reports from drivers of a man walking along the hard shoulder.

He was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham, where he later died from his injuries.

The 56-year-old driver of the Ford Iveco van was shaken but uninjured in the collision. No one else was injured.

The northbound carriageway was closed until 12.45pm.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should Nottinghamshire Police’s Crash Investigation Unit on 101 extension 800 2225.