Two men killed in crash on M1 near Sheffield on Saturday evening

Two people died in a collision on the M1 last night Credit: SY Operational Support

Two men have died following a crash on the M1 near Sheffield on Saturday evening, with police appealing for information about the incident.

At around 7:30pm on April 4, police were called to reports that a white Volkswagen Golf had left the northbound carriageway between Junctions 30 and 31, on arrival two men aged 20 and 22 were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Golf is thought to have lost control of the car before colliding with the crash barrier and several trees - no other vehicles were involved.

The families of the two men have been informed.

Police are asking that anyone with footage of the white Golf travelling on the M1 between 7 and 7.29pm to contact them at and to quote incident number 873 of 4 April.