Police are appealing for witness after a fatal collision on the M1 motorway between Milton Keynes and Luton.

Emergency services were called to a scene on the northbound carriegway between junction 12 and 13 just after 1pm yesterday (03/01).

Report had emerged of a yellow Audi R8 being involved in a collision on the northbound carriageway of the motorway. Sadly, the driver of the vehicle – a man in his 50s – was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved. 

PC Felicity Moody from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit said, “We have launched an investigation into the circumstances of this collision and are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time and witnessed the incident.

“Our specially trained liaison officers are supporting the family at this difficult time. If you think you saw the car prior to the collision, or have any dash cam footage, then please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call Bedfordshire Police on 101, quoting Operation Romeo, or using a online reporting form on the Bedfordshire Police website.