Man walking on M1 hard shoulder in Northampton ‘didn’t realise he was on the motorway’

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Police in Northampton have stopped a man who was walking along the M1.

Officers were called to the motorway at around 4.10pm this afternoon (Wednesday) after reports of a man walking down the hard shoulder from junction 15 for Northampton.

PC Dave Lee, from the Road Policing Unit at Northamptonshire Police, said: “Pedestrian on the motorway has been collected. He’s trying to get to Luton and didnt realise he was on the motorway!

“We’ve taken him to the services and given some very strong words of advice.”