Man dead after M1 collision between a car and lorry

Traffic queuing on the M1
Image caption Traffic queuing on the M1 following the collision

A motorist has died in a collision between a lorry and a car on the M1 in Northamptonshire.

The man was driving the car when the collision took place on the northbound carriageway, between junctions 16 and 17, in the early hours.

The motorway was closed following the incident but re-opened at about 11:30 GMT.

Collision experts carried out an investigation at the scene and the vehicles involved have been recovered.

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