The M5 remains closed northbound this morning, Wednesday 6 September following a fatal collsion.
Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a HGV and pedestrian at around 5.30am this morning.
North and southbound carriageways were both closed between junction 26 and 27. The M5 southbound carriageway has been reopened but the northbound carriageway will remain closed into the afternoon.
Police state that the male pedestrian was confirmed deceased at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
Highways England have put diversions in place and traffic stuck within the closures will be assisted to move when possible.
Major delays are reported in and around the area.
Updates as more information becomes available.
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