Woman dies after eight-vehicle crash on M1 near Rugby - police ask for witnesses to come forward

The crash happened over the weekend
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Northamptonshire Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a woman died in an eight-vehicle crash over the weekend.

The crash happened at 5.25am on Sunday, March 8, on the northbound carriageway, about one mile north of junction 18.

The eight vehicles involved were a silver Ford Focus, a red Hyundai i20, a blue Mazda 3 Sport, a white Citroen Relay, a white DAF LGV, a white Mercedes LGV, a black Volvo V40 and a silver Mini One.

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A passenger in the Mazda, a 57-year-old woman, died at the scene.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 or Northamptonshire Police on 101.