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M5 closed in both directions near Stroud after ‘serious collision’, police say



The M5 motorway has been closed in both directions after a “serious collision” in Gloucestershire.

The collision happened at about 7.30am this morning near junction 13 on the southbound carriageway.

Police are at the scene and diversions are in place between junctions 12 and 14 southbound, and between junctions 12 and 13 northbound.

In a statement, Gloucestershire Police said: “We still in the very early stages of our response and still making contact with the family of one of the people involved so can’t disclose further details at this time.”

According to Gloucestershire Live, the collision involved a pedestrian near the Stroud turn off..

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