Person dies in M5 motorway crash near Gloucester

Emergency vehicles on M5
Image caption The crash happened between junctions 12 and 11A

A person has been killed on the M5 near Gloucester.

Two cars crashed on the northbound carriageway between junctions 12 and 11A at about 08:10 GMT, Gloucestershire Police said.

The air ambulance attended but one person was declared dead a short time later, the force said. The other driver was taken to hospital with non-serious injuries.

The northbound carriageway is closed and diversions are in place.

The southbound road was shut but has since reopened.

Image copyright Tessa Ede
Image caption The air ambulance landed on the M5

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