Woman dies during M1 crash in Leicestershire

A woman has died in a crash on the M1 in Leicestershire.

The incident happened on the northbound carriageway near junction 20 at Lutterworth at about 1630 BST on Friday.

The motorway was closed northbound for several hours while police carried out investigations. Traffic was diverted along the A4393, A5 and M69.

Only one vehicle is thought to have been involved in the collision. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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