Police confirm man dead following M5 incident

(Last Updated On: February 13, 2018)

Police have confirmed that a man has died following an incident on the M5 this morning, 13th February.

Emergency services were called to reports of vehicles colliding with what was believed to be the body of a man on the road this morning at around 6.40am.

Police closed the M5 Southbound between Junction 28 and 29.

Devon and Cornwall Police have said:
“Officers are at the scene and can confirm that there is one deceased man who has not yet been identified and next of kin have yet to be informed.

“The M5 Northbound remains open at this time, we ask that road users seek alternative routes for the foreseeable future. Highways England have diversions in place,”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have information is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting log number 119 of 13/02/18.

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