Driver who survived a major crash on the M1 has left hospital

Traffic incident
Traffic incident

The driver who survived a fatal crash on the M1, which killed to others, has been discharged from hospital.

Two men were killed and one survived the crash on Monday, October 12 near junction 24, as an 87-year-old driver travelled the wrong way up the Southbound carriageway.

The man was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham after the collision, which killed Michael Joesph William Luciw, 27, from Stapleford and Mr Newman, from Nottingham, also died.

A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: "The male driver of the van involved in the collision on the M1 on Monday, October 122 was discharged from hospital this week."

Two vehicles were involved - a white Ford Transit van and a blue Mazda Premacy - and Leicestershire Police confirmed the latter had been driving the wrong way down the carriageway.

The incident happened at around 2am on of the southbound carriageway of the motorway.