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Driver killed in Porsche-Audi crash named as Luton rugby player

Flowers by the roadside on the A6 near Bedford where the crash happened. Credit: Stuart Leithes / ITV News Anglia

The man killed on the A6 near Bedford when the Audi he was driving was hit by a Porsche that did not stop has been named as a Luton rugby player.

Mark Davey, 33, was on his way back from a match against Bedford Swifts when the crash happened at ten to six on Saturday evening. He was confirmed dead at Bedford Hospital South Wing.

The driver of the Porsche did not stop and carried on driving north towards Bedford along the A6. Officers are appealing to the public to help trace this person and the vehicle.

Multiple pile-up on M1 leaves woman dead and several injured

A woman has been killed in a six-vehicle crash that caused chaos on the M1 in Bedfordshire for much of the day.

Several other people were injured - some seriously - in the crash involving five cars and a motorbike.

The crash, near junction 12, closed the motorway heading north for ten hours and led to long delays stretching back to Hertfordshire and as far north as Milton Keynes.

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M1 re-opens after six-vehicle crash

The M1 in Luton has re-opened ten hours after a six-vehicle crash which killed a woman and injured several other people.

The Highways Agency said: A multi-vehicle collision caused the northbound carriageway of the motorway to close at junction 11. We have worked hard to have the road open as quickly as possible, but there are still minor delays in the area."

Serious accident on M1 in Bedfordshire

The M1 northbound near junction 11 is closed. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Bedfordshire Police has confirmed that part of the northbound M1 will be closed for most of the morning following a serious accident.

A diversion is currently in place at Junction 9 following the multi-vehicle crash earlier this morning.

A number of people are reported to have serious injuries.

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Man slashed in the face in Luton

The man was attacked bear Quilter Close Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been slashed in the face in Luton.

Police are looking for potential witnesses to the attack which happened in the early hours of Friday 12th September.

The victim was walking between Limbury Road and Quilter Close at the time.

The offender is described as a tall, skinny, white male.

Council 'disappointed' at failure to reduce busway noise

Luton's guided busway

Luton Borough Council says it's disappointed that work to reduce the noise of a guided bus way has failed.

The 8-mile route from Luton to Dunstable opened last September at a cost of more than £90 million.

However people living near the tracks have complained about being kept awake. Work was carried out in July in try and stop the noise, but the council has admitted it's been unsuccessful and are look for alternative solutions.

Vintage Norfolk car sells for nearly £250,000

A 1920 Vauxhall 30-98 E-Type sold for £242,300 Credit: Bonhams

A vintage Vauxhall car which spent more than half a century in Norfolk has sold at auction for nearly a quarter of a million pounds.

The 1920 Vauxhall 30-98 E-Type, far exceeded its estimate, selling at £242,300 at the Bonhams Beaulieu International Autojumble sale.

It's the first time the motor car has been offered for sale publicly in 62 years.

The Vauxhall, which was built in Luton, Bedfordshire, was the top lot in the sale of 125 cars and 35 motorcycles which raised a record £3.4 million.

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