Cheltenham: Fatal Crash On M5

18 November 2013, 17:19 | Updated: 18 November 2013, 17:23

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Gloucestershire Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the M5 on Sunday November 17th to come forward.

The collision happened at around 7.25am on the southbound carriageway of the M5 between junctions 10 and 11 when a vehicle, a silver Vauxhall Vectra, left the road.

The driver of the car, a 23-year-old man from Worcester, died at the scene. His next of kin and the coroner have been informed.

Officers are eager to speak to any witnesses, particularly the driver and any occupants of a white van that was seen in the area around the time of the incident.

Witnesses are urged to call Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 131 of November 17.

The road was closed until around 3.25pm whilst the emergency services worked at the scene.