One of two men killed in horror M1 crash near Sheffield is named

One of two men killed in a collision on the M1 near Meadowhall has been named today.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 9:22 am
Jason Mercer

Jason Mercer, aged 44, from Rotherham, died in a collision on the northbound M1 between Junction 34 and 35 – for Meadowhall and Thorpe Hesley –  at around 8.15am last Friday.

Jason Mercer

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A 39-year-old man arrested at the scene has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.  South Yorkshire Police said: “Mr Mercer’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.”

Witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage should call South Yorkshire Police on 101  and quote incident 196 of June 7.