Police want to trace 'small hatchback' vehicle as probe into fatal M1 crash in Sheffield continues

Officers investigating a fatal collision on the M1 in Sheffield are appealing for the occupants of a vehicle they believe to have been in the area at the time to come forward.

Thursday, 13th February 2020, 2:37 pm
Updated Friday, 14th February 2020, 2:46 pm

Emergency services were called on Friday, October 18 last year at 11.50pm following reports that a pedestrian had been involved in a collision with a black Mercedes CLA on the M1 Northbound.

It happened between Junction 35A for Chapeltown and 36 for Tankersley.

25 year-old Jake Glover-Brown from Barnsley died at the scene.

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Jake Glover-Brown suffered fatal injuries in a collision on the M1

Three men, a teenage boy and one woman, aged between 16 and 50, were arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

The 16-year-old boy was released under investigation and the other four were all bailed pending further enquiries.

Enquiries into the investigation have led officers to believe there was a small hatchback vehicle, possibly a Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Corsa or Astra size, which was light in colour, that pulled over on the hard shoulder, reported to have broken down at the scene in the moments immediately following the collision.

The car is believed to have pulled over for a short period of time with its hazard lights on, but the occupants of the vehicle are not thought to have got out.

Do you own a similar a car? Were you on the M1 Northbound on Friday, October 18? If you have any information that can help officers call 101 quoting the incident number 1011 of October 18, 2019.