Man dies on Northamptonshire stretch of M45 in serious road accident with van

A man has died after a serious accident with a van on the M45 near Northamptonshire.
A man has died after a serious accident with a van on the M45 near Northamptonshire.

A 25-year-old man has died in a serious road accident on the M45, Northamptonshire Police said.

For reasons yet unknown, at around 7.55am today (March 6) a Honda Civic collided with the central reservation on the M45 between the M1 and Dunchurch.

The driver got out of the car and was hit by a van minutes later.

Sadly, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed and the road has now reopened.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident can contact the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.