Part of M5 closed after serious collision involving pedestrian

Part of a motorway has been closed following a “serious collision” involving a pedestrian, Highways England said.

Police have shut the M5 between junction 3 and 4, near Frankley Services, Worcestershire, after the incident in the early hours of Saturday.

Highways England tweeted: “#M5 has been closed by @CMPG in both directions between J4 and J3 due to an incident involving a pedestrian.”

West Mercia Police said they expect the road to be closed into the morning.

The force said: “We’re currently dealing with a serious collision on the M5 between J3&4, near Frankley Services. Diversions are in place, motorists are advised to use an alternative route.

“Both north and southbound are affected, traffic on the motorway is being directed through the services. Delays are expected. If you can, use a different route.

“We’re working to get the road fully open as quickly as possible however anticipate it will remain closed until later this morning.”