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Woman to sue Highways England after husband dies on smart motorway near Meadowhall

Jason and Claire Mercer Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A woman from Rotherham is suing Highways England after her husband was killed on a smart motorway near Meadowhall.

Jason Mercer and another driver pulled over on the M1 following a minor collision - but, with no hard shoulder, a lorry crashed in to them killing both men.

Highways England said there has been fewer collisions since smart motorways were introduced.

Claire's now also calling for a judicial review into the all live-running lanes and says she won't stop until they're scrapped all together. She has been speaking to Adam Fowler.