Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle on M5

(Archive footage Sept 2018)

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle on the M5.

West Mercia Police said the deceased person was on the carriageway "for reasons yet to be established" when they were fatally injured between junction 3 and 4 in Worcestershire.

Bank holiday traffic

The motorway has been closed in both directions between J3 and J4 at Frankley Services and will remain shut into the morning, officers said.

The force added: "For reasons yet to be established a pedestrian was on the carriageway.

"The pedestrian was struck by a vehicle causing the pedestrian to suffer fatal injuries."

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