Couple who died in M1 crash named as Dunmow residents Maria and Dario Rossi

PUBLISHED: 16:43 16 September 2017 | UPDATED: 21:30 19 September 2017

Police have named the crash victims of an M1 incident as a couple from Dunmow. Picture: ARCHANT

Police have named the crash victims of an M1 incident as a couple from Dunmow. Picture: ARCHANT


Police have named a couple who died after a vehicle transporter crashed through the central reservation of the M1 in Northamptonshire on Monday.

Maria Rossi – also known as Olga – aged 80, and her husband Dario Rossi, 85, of Dunmow, Essex, were the driver and passenger of a car which was travelling on the southbound carriageway.

Police have said the transporter struck the central barrier before crossing onto the southbound carriageway and colliding with Mr and Mrs Rossi’s car.

Several other people were injured and vehicles damaged as a result of the collision.


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