M1 motorway: Man killed in three-car collision

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The motorway has since reopened.

A man in his 20s has died following a collision on the M1 in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The man was the driver of one of three vehicles involved in the crash, which happened at about 04:45 BST.

Two others, who were travelling in the same car, are being treated in hospital for injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.

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Earlier, traffic had been diverted due to the crash

The motorway, which was closed in both directions while police carried out investigations, has since reopened.

The collision happened on the westbound carriageway, close to the Moira off-slip.

The driver of one of the other vehicles was not injured in the crash.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam footage of it to get in touch with them.

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