Lorry driver seriously injured after his HGV crashes into hedge by M1

A man in his 50s is in a serious but stable condition after he was treated by paramedics from the air ambulance after a crash on the M1
A man in his 50s is in a serious but stable condition after he was treated by paramedics from the air ambulance after a crash on the M1

A lorry driver is in a “serious but stable” condition in hospital after his HGV crashed into a hedge by the side of the M1 on the Northamptonshire border.

An air ambulance was called out to the southbound carriageway between junction 14 and 15 at about midday after the lorry left the road.

The air ambuiance was called out to the M1 to treat a lorry driver after his vehicle left the road and went into a hedge

The air ambuiance was called out to the M1 to treat a lorry driver after his vehicle left the road and went into a hedge

The M1 was closed in both directions to allow the helicopter to land.

The man, who was aged in his fifties, was treated for multiple injuries and then flown to John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, where he was described as being in a “serious but stable” condition upon arrival.