M1 Notts crash victim named as Kathleen Coton
A NOTTS woman who died in a crash on the M1 on Valentine’s Day has been named as Kathleen Ann Coton.
Ms Coton - affectionately known as Annie - was aged 64 and lived in Epperstone.
She was the passenger in a silver Mercedes C Class, which was involved in a collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter van, one mile south of Watford Services in Northamptonshire.
The collision took place at around 1.20pm, when the C Class was parked on the hard shoulder.
The 70-year-old woman driving the car and a 70-year-old man who was a passenger in the car, both sustained life threatening injuries. They both remain in hospital with serious injuries.
The 30-year-old man who was driving the Sprinter van was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail, pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.