A man in his 50s has died in a car crash just outside Milton Keynes.

At around 9.55am on Saturday, March 20, a VW Crafter Flatbed van and a silver cab Volvo Heavy Goods Vehicle with a blue curtain side trailer crashed into each other on junction 15 Milton Keynes, and junction 15 Northampton of the M1 Northbound.

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The accident happened near a blue Vauxhall Astra which was broken down in lane one of the motorway.

The Astra was not struck in the incident and the driver was not injured.

Sadly, the driver of the VW flatbed truck, a man in his 50s from Stoke-on-Trent, suffered serious injuries and died at the scene.

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His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the Volvo lorry was uninjured.

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Senior investigating officer, Sergeant Daniel Collett from Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, based at Milton Keynes, said: “We are appealing for any drivers, who have not already been spoken to by police officers on scene, who witnessed the collision, or those who may have dash-cam of the moments leading up to the collision, or the collision itself, to contact us.

"We would ask them to call 101 asking for Thames Valley Police and quoting the reference 43210116853."