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Crash shuts M5
8:36pm Tuesday 8th January 2013 in Tewkesbury
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- An crash has shut the M5 tonight causing long delays.
- There is expected to be disruption throughout the evening.
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M5 traffic slowly easing. Two lanes remain closed.
Gloucestershire Police have confirmed that someone has been killed by a lorry on the northbound carriageway of M5 between junctions 10 (Cheltenham) and nine (Tewkesbury).
Two lanes closed, one open.
Delays expected for some time.
UPDATED: Pedestrian Dies on M5 Motorway http://t.co/VCVpwz9L— @RoadsTravel_UK 08 January 2013
The accident happened between junction nine (Tewkesbury) and 11 (Cheltenham)
Closure caused by serious accident involving a lorry.
M5:Traffic Affected By Closure (J11 > J9) May Divert via 'Solid Triangle' Signed Route - Using #A40/#A417 to #M50 J2 - Re-joining #M5 at J8— @RoadsTravel_UK 08 January 2013
#M5 northbound between jcts J11 and J9 - delays of 1 hour due to an accident closing two lanes. Delays expected until 12:15am on 9 Jan 2013.— @swtrafficnews 08 January 2013
#M5 J10 northbound access | Northbound | Other Unplanned http://t.co/LPvBfBPU— @UK_Traffic_News 08 January 2013