South Yorkshire woman dies following M1 crash

An woman has died in hospital as a result of a crash on the M1 near Sheffield.

The scene of Saturday's crash

Elizabeth Harrison, 86, of Roper Lane, Barnsley, was a rear seat passenger in a Nissan Qashqai involved in a collision on the southbound carriageway at around 2.15pm on Saturday, December 30.

The incident occurred between junction 29 for Chesterfield and junction 28 for Alfreton.

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All three emergency services attended. Elizabeth was transported to Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital by Air Ambulance.

A 90-year-old passenger in the same vehicle, who was transported by road ambulance, remains there in a critical condition. If you have dash-cam footage of the incident, please contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting reference 17000568680.

Alternatively, send Derbyshire police a message online by visiting www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.