Man named following fatal motorway collision

Date published: 21 October 2019 15:52
Dated: 21 October 2019 16:51:50

A 25-year-old pedestrian who sadly died following a collision on the M1 on Friday night has been named today as Jake Glover-Brown.

Jake, from Barnsley, suffered fatal injuries following a collision on the M1 northbound carriageway involving a black Mercedes CLA.

Five people (three men, one teenager and one woman), aged between 16-years-old and 50-years-old, have been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. The 16-year-old boy has been released under investigation and the other four have been bailed pending further enquiries.

A photograph of Jake has been released by his family, who have issued a short statement:

“Jake's family would like privacy at this difficult time to grieve the loss of a beloved brother, son, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many.

“Sweet dreams Jake, forever in our hearts.”

Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision and are keen to hear from any witnesses, especially any motorists who may hold dash cam footage.

The collision is believed to have happened at approximately 11.50pm on Friday 18 October.

If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 1011 of 18 October 2019.

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