Man dies after serious collision on the M1 in Leicestershire

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A man has died after a serious collision on the M1 in Leicestershire.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which was reported at around 9.20pm on Friday 17 November, and involved a pedestrian and a white VW Touran.It’s believed the pedestrian was initially on a bridge on Butt Hole Lane in Shepshed, just after junction 23 of the M1 northbound.He was subsequently found on the carriageway where the VW collided with him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Officers are in the very early stages of their inquiries but are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a man standing on the bridge or witnessed any part of the incident.

Also, anyone who was driving along this route is asked to check the footage on any video recording equipment they may have installed in their vehicles.

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