Driver dies after motorway accident.

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A DRIVER has died following an accident on the M1 yesterday (Thursday, May 26) afternoon.

The incident happened at 2.10pm and saw a National Express coach, a Transit Van and two heavy goods vehicles just north of Watford Gap Services.

The driver of one of the Heavy Goods Vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorway was closed for around four hours to allow time for examination and recovery. No one else was injured in the accident.

Witnesses can call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 or send an SMS text to 07765 637201.