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Witnesses needed after man dies in serious collision on the M1 in Leicestershire

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Anyone who was driving along this route is asked to check the footage on any video recording equipment.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the M1 motorway in Leicestershire.

The incident was reported at around 9.20 pm on Friday 17 November and involved a pedestrian and a white VW Touran.

After police enquiries, it’s believed the pedestrian was initially on a bridge on Butt Hole Lane in Shepshed, just after junction 23 of the M1 northbound.

He was subsequently found on the carriageway where the VW collided with him. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers are in the very early stages of their enquiries but are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a man standing on the bridge or witnessed any part of the incident.

Anyone who was driving along this route is asked to check the footage on any video recording equipment they may have installed in their vehicles.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 4298 Maggie Langton on 101 or via www.leics.police.uk  quoting incident 704 of 17 November.

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