M1 crash: Victim named after Northampton collision

Related Stories

A woman who died after a crash on the M1 on Valentine's Day has been named.

Kathleen Ann Coton, 64, from Epperstone, Nottinghamshire, was a passenger in a car which was in a collision with a van near Northampton.

Police said the 70-year-old female driver of the car and a 70-year-old male passenger remain in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The 30-year-old van driver who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed.

Police said the collision took place on the southbound carriageway at about 13:20 GMT when the car was parked on the hard shoulder.

The crash closed the carriageway for much of the afternoon.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

More England stories

RSS

Features

  • Shiny bootsMarching orders

    Where does the phrase 'boots on the ground' come from?


  • Almaz cleaning floorAlmaz's prison

    Beaten and raped - the story of an African servant in Saudi Arabia


  • Train drawn by Jonathan Backhouse, 1825The first trainspotter

    Did this drawing mark the start of a misunderstood hobby?


  • MarijuanaHigh tech

    The start-ups hoping to transform the marijuana industry


  • Child eating ice creamTooth top tips

    Experts on ways to encourage children to look after their teeth


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.