Driver dies following crash on M1 near Rugby - The Rugby Observer

Driver dies following crash on M1 near Rugby

Rugby Editorial 30th Jan, 2023   0

A DRIVER has died following a collision on the M1 near Rugby.

A black Vauxhall Corsa was reported to have left the southbound carriageway between junctions 19 and 20 at around 8.30pm on Thursday (January 26).

The driver of the vehicle – a man in his 20s – was taken to hospital where he died in the early hours of Friday morning (January 27).

Investigating officer Det Cons Emma Mitchell is appealing for witnesses.




She said: “We believe there may have been a number of people travelling on the carriageway at the time of the collision who may have saw what happened.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who may have seen the circumstances leading up to the collision or the collision itself to please get in touch.


“We’d also be keen to hear from anyone who may have a dash cam in their vehicle which captured anything related to this collision.”

Visit www.leics.police.uk or call Leicestershire Police on 101 or quoting incident number 23000053863.

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