A1 (M) traffic: Man dies after police rush into incident on motorway emergency lane near Hatfield

A man tragically died after an incident on the A1 (M).

At around 8:40 p.m. yesterday evening officers from Hertfordshire Police as well as the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Police Unit were called to junction 3 of the motorway near Hatfield (Saturday 9 January).

Officers rushed to the scene after reports raised concerns for the well-being of a man on the highway’s emergency lane.

Paramedics were also called to the scene and took the man to hospital. Sadly, he passed away shortly after.

Relatives of the man have since been made aware and the incident is not treated as suspicious.

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The road remained closed until around 7 a.m. today as officers investigated what had happened (Sunday, January 10).

A police spokesperson said: “Police were called at around 8:40 p.m. on Saturday 9 January to report concerns over the welfare of a man on the A1m emergency lane, near of junction 3.

“Officers attended alongside the ambulance service and the man was taken to hospital, where he sadly died shortly thereafter.

“His relatives have been made aware.

“The incident is not treated as suspicious.”

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