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.