UK Motorway

Good Samaritan Mown Down As He Tried To Stop Man Plunging To His Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

One of the men killed in a tragic accident on the M1 yesterday has been revealed to be a Good Samaritan, mown down as he tried to stop another man fro...

M1 Closed After Two People Die At Bridge

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

Two people have died after a "serious incident" on the M1 motorway. Hertfordshire Police and the East of England Ambulance Service were called to t...

Two Killed In Road Accidents On New Year's Day

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A 17-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car as he walked home in the early hours of New Year's Day, and another person has died after a colli...

Car 'Sliced' In Two In M11 Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A diver had a miraculous escape after a car was cut in half on the M11 on Christmas Eve. According to the Essex Fire Service, the vehicle left the ro...

Treating a Southerner to a Trip Oop North

Tom Ward | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Ward

It's a strange one, thinking about why we go home. The underlying reason must be homesickness, a desire to see friends and family again, even if we've just left them, but for a young lad just moved down to London, it's hard to admit this.

LOOK: Maserati Dangles From Bridge After M6 Smash

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK

The M6 was closed after a major crash left a car hanging off the side of a bridge. Dramatic images showed the Maserati dangling from the carriagewa...

Woman Dies In M6 Bridge Fall

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

A woman has died after falling from a bridge over the M6 near Birmingham. Police said they had received reports that the woman had jumped from the ...

Man Dies After Crane Falls On M25

PA | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A man has died after a crane fell from a yard on to the M25. The man, who is believed to have fallen from the crane, was pronounced dead at the sce...

M6 Motorway Closed After 'Suspicious Vehicle' Reported

PA | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

Suspected fuel thieves closed a 12-mile stretch of one of the country's busiest motorways today after police were called to reports of a "suspicious v...

Man Killed In Motorway Bridge Fall

PA | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

A man died after falling from a motorway bridge on to the road below. Police were called to the M42 between junctions 3a and 4 in Birmingham at 10....

Manslaughter Charges Over M5 Pile-Up Dropped Against Fireworks Organiser

PA | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

Relatives of the seven people who died in a pile-up on the M5 said their torment goes on after manslaughter charges against a firework display organis...

Coach Crashes On M3 Near Fleet, Vehicle Overturned

PA | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

A coach carrying about 40 passengers has overturned while travelling on a motorway, according to police. The accident, which happened on the M3 so...

Vehicle Torn Into Three Pieces In M6 Motorway Crash

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

A man has been injured following a serious motorway crash. His vehicle split into at least three pieces following the collision between junctions 5...

25-Year-Old Arrested After Two Killed In M1 Crash

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

A 25-year-old has been arrested over a high-speed crash on the M1 in which two people were killed and another six injured. The man from east London...

M1 Closed Near Watford After 'Serious Collision'

PA | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

A serious collision involving two cars on the M1 has closed five junctions of the motorway in both directions, police have said. The accident happe...

M20 In Chaos After Pile-Up

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

A pile-up on a motorway will mean traffic chaos for most of Thursday after police closed a section of the M20 in Kent. Emergency services were call...

WATCH: Daring Ducks Cross Busy Motorway

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Quick! Pass the smelling salts! Our nerves are in absolute shreds after watching this mother duck and her brood crossing the motorway in Toronto. W...

Shamed By The Police: The 80 Motorists Who Slowed Down To Snap Crews Trying To Free Woman From 'Horrific' Crash

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

Police have released images of an astonishing 80 motorists who slowed down to photograph emergency crews as they tried to free a young women from a ...

M6 Motorway Closed After Serious Accident

PA | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

A stretch of the M6 motorway has been closed after a serious collision that killed a horse and left a number of people injured. The southbound carr...

WATCH: Driver Drunk On Plum Brandy Drives Wrong Way Down M6

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK

A Hungarian lorry driver drove the wrong way for three miles in the dark down one of the country's busiest motorways - after getting drunk on home-mad...

Police Appeal For Witnesses After Woman Dies In M5 Crash

PA | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK

Traffic police have appealed for witnesses after a woman died in a crash which forced the closure of a motorway for more than five hours. West Merc...

Motorway Drama As Van Driver Left Hanging

PA | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

A driver was left trapped as his van dangled off a motorway bridge above a pedestrian walkway. Fire crews were met with the Italian Job-style drama...

Two Killed In M1 Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Two people have been killed in a motorway collision on the M1, police have said. The accident occurred shortly after 5am on the southband carriagew...

Motorway Chaos As Lorry Spills Baked Beans

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

Traffic was brought to a halt on a busy motorway after a lorry full of beans shed its load over the road. The driver of the lorry was trying to avo...

Man In Court After M6 Crash That Killed Four-Year-Old

PA | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

A 63-year-old man will appear in court today charged with causing the death of a four-year-old girl in a motorway crash. The man, from the Sunderla...