Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the M5 motorway on Wednesday 6 September are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Officers were called at around 5.30am to a report of a serious collision between junctions 27 and 26 on the M5.

It was reported that the collision involved a number of vehicles, including two heavy goods vehicles, that had collided with a pedestrian on the northbound carriageway of the motorway.

A 34-year-old male pedestrian from the Northamptonshire area was pronounced deceased at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The road was closed while a forensic investigation was carried out.

The southbound carriageway was reopened at 10am, and the northbound at 4pm.

Officers from the Roads Policing Team would like to thank the public for their patience whilst the road was closed.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information or dashcam footage that could help with enquiries, please contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting log 139 of  06/09/2023.