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COLLISION: Man dies on M1 near Junction 6 Watford

 Published on: 26th August 2019   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

A man died in the early hours of this morning (August 26) following a collision on the M1 between Junctions 6 and 6a (M25 interchange), near to Watford.

Hertfordshire Constabulary are appealing for information and witnesses following a single-vehicle collision on the northbound carriageway involving a black Ford Galaxy between 12.45am and 1am.

For reasons unknown, the car has been in collision with the central reservation before coming to rest on the central verge.

The driver, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital where he sadly passed away a short time later.

Sergeant James Wood, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the family of the driver at what is a very distressing time for them. We have launched an investigation in order to determine how the collision occurred.

“We believe the vehicle travelled up from Junction 1 so we would be very keen to hear from anyone travelling on that stretch of motorway who thinks they saw the vehicle prior to the collision.

“If you have a dash cam fitted to your vehicle and believe you may have captured the Ford Galaxy on your footage earlier this morning, then we would really like to speak to you.”

Report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101 quoting ISR 51 of 26 August.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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