Woman dies following M1 crash

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A 29-year-old woman died following a crash on the M1 last night.

A collision involving a white Yamaha R6, ridden by a woman from Leicestershire, took place at around 10.50pm on the northbound carriageway of the M1 between junctions 16 and 17.

The woman died at the scene.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this collision, or who may have any information regarding it.

They would specifically like to speak to anyone who witnessed the Yamaha R6, and another motorbike, a multi-coloured Yamaha R1, as well as a grey Nissan GT-R, which were all travelling northbound prior to the collision.

Anyone with information should contact police on the Drivewatch Hotline 0800 174 615.