Two men killed in M1 motorway incident named

Two people who were killed after one of the men came to the aid of another man on a motorway have been named by Hertfordshire Police.

Spencer Bell, 71, from Bushey, Hertfordshire, had stopped to assist a man who had fallen from the Bucknalls bridge over the M1 near junction 5 at about 10.45am yesterday when he was struck by a vehicle.

Hertfordshire Police confirmed the man who fell from the bridge was Alan Trethewey, 67, from Watford.

Both men died at the scene.

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Two killed in M1 motorway 'incident' named

Two people who were killed after one of the men came to the aid of another man on the M1 motorway have been named by Hertfordshire Police. Spencer Bell, 71, and Alan Trethewey, 67, both died at the scene.