POLICE have confirmed a teenage boy has been taken to hospital after falling from a bridge near Stroud earlier today.
The M5 northbound between junctions 13 for Stroud and 12 or Gloucester were closed this morning following reports of a male falling from a bridge near junction 13.
Officers have now confirmed it was a teenage boy.
A spokesperson for Gloucestershire Police said: “Police were called shortly after 8am today (Thursday, July 21) to the M5 northbound, near to junction 13 with a report of a male having fallen from the bridge.
“Officers attended and a teenage boy was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital for treatment.”