The M1 has reopened after a man fell from a bridge above the carriageway this morning.

The man fell from the bridge and then a second man who was trying to help him, was hit by a car.

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The closure earlier today. Picture: Len Kerswill

The motorway northbound has been closed since around 11am this morning while police cleared the scene and carried out investigations.

Police have confirmed the two men have died.