Police have issued a statement from the family of a man who died during an incident on the M1 near Garston on Thursday.

Alan Trethewey, who was 67 and from Watford, died after falling from the Bucknalls Lane bridge at about 10.45am.

In a statement his family said: “Alan Trethewey was a much loved husband of forty years, dad to two and granddad to three grandchildren, who all adored him.

"He was a caring family man who lovingly gave support, time and a warm stable home to his wife, son and daughter.

"He had been ill for a period of time and sadly died following a bout of depression. We will miss him.”