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Men killed on M1 near Rugby killed

Two men killed in a crash on the M1 near Rugby have been formally identified.

Two cars and a lorry collided between junctions 20 and 19 near Lutterworth on the afternoon of July the 4th.

53 year old Antony West from Buckingham and 57 year old Banbury man Andrew Chevis both died.

The motorway was closed for several hours to allow for officers to carry out an investigation of the scene.

Detective Sergeant Mark Watling is continuing to appeal for witnesses and is asking anyone who saw the involved vehicles beforehand or the collision to please contact him.

He said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who hasn’t as yet contacted police. The information you have could help our investigation so please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 454 of 4 July.

If you have information in response to this appeal please contact us on 101. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Your personal details won't be taken, information isn't traced or recorded and you will not be required to go to court.

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