Driver arrested in connection with death of police officer bailed

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A LORRY driver arrested in connection with the death of a police officer has been released on bail.

The 44-year-old man from the Oldham area was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving following a fatal smash on the M1 on Monday.

PC Mark Goodlad was seriously injured as he helped a woman on the hard shoulder of the southbound carriage way at 4.14pm close to junction 39 at Durkar.

Both were taken to hospital but PC Goodlad died later from his injuries.

The 51-year-old woman suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information should contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 01924 334693 or 0845 6060606.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.