inquest opens following fatal crash on M1 last week

An inquest has opened into the death of a 70-year-old man who was killed in a crash on the M1.

Michael Timmons, from Ilkley, West Yorkshire died when his volvo collided with a lorry on the northbound stretch of the motorway between junctions 28 and 29 last Friday (4th October).

A woman was also taken to hospital following the incident 

The inquest at Chesterfield Coroner's Court has been adjourned until 10 January, after it was ruled further tests need to be carried out to determine the cause of death.

It follows a post-mortem examination which took place on Tuesday.



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