Female pedestrian, 18, struck by car and killed near M1 service station
A woman pedestrian died in a fatal collision on the M1 in north London.
Police said they were called to reports of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian at about 6.50pm on Tuesday.
The fatal incident happened near the London Gateway services next to the entry slip road of the M1 in the Edgware area.
Emergency services teams from the police, ambulance service and firefighters attended the scene.
However a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
The southbound side of the motorway was closed on Wednesday morning between junction 4 near Edgware and junction 1 at Staples Corner, with reports of a seven-mile tailback. The road was fully re-opened on Thursday. Police are appealing for dshacam footage of the incident.
A Met spokesperson said inquiries into the circumstances were ongoing and there have been no arrests.
They added: “Police and other emergency services attended. Despite their best efforts, the pedestrian - an-18-year-old woman - was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Her next of kin are aware and being supported by specialist officers.
“Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing. There have been no arrests.”
Anyone who witnessed or who has dash cam footage of the moments leading up to this incident is asked to call police on 101 and give reference 5695/28Feb.