Birmingham & Black Country

M5 near West Bromwich reopens following death

The M5 in the West Midlands has been reopened in both directions following the death of a pedestrian.

The motorway was closed northbound and southbound at junction 1 after a man fell on to the carriageway from a flyover at about 09:50 GMT.

Police said the man had not been formally identified yet.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said the hazardous area response team had attended the incident, but the man had been confirmed dead at the scene.

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