A 22-year-old man has died following a collision between a car and a heavy goods vehicle on Harlington Road, Toddington.
A black Volkswagen Passat collided with a heavy goods vehicle, the victim died at the scene.
Police are appealing to witnesses to the fatal collision that happened at around 6.25am.
PC Andy Ralph said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who was travelling in this area, near the entrance to the M1 at Junction 12, at this time.
“Any information can assist our investigation into how this young man tragically lost his life.”
Harlington Road was closed in both directions but it is now open.
Anyone with information should call 101.