§ Mr. Percival
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many of the vehicles involved in the multiple crash on the M1 on 16th March were private cars and how many were commercial vehicles; and, of the latter, how many were heavy lorries and how many were light vehicles.
§ Mr. Eldon Griffiths
The total number of vehicles now known or believed to have been involved in any way is 250. The details are as follows:
Private Cars 87 Heavy Commercial Vehicles (over 3-tons unladen weight) 114 Light Commercial Vehicles (under 3-tons unladen weight) 49