Eight people have died after a crash involving two lorries and a minibus on the M1 near Milton Keynes. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the smash just before 3.15am.
The vehicles collided while travelling on the southbound carriageway between junctions 15 and 14. Four people have been taken to hospital with injuries. It is believed the minibus had travelled from the Nottingham area. Motorists are advised to avoid the area while emergency services work at the scene.Ollie Miller, who drove past the scene on Saturday morning, said: “It looked horrible, the two lorries were smashed badly and I could see a car or minibus underneath one of the lorries. It was totally destroyed, the car/minibus was basically flat.”