Woman dies in M5 motorway crash near Gloucester

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Emergency vehicles on M5
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The crash happened between junctions 12 and 11A

A woman has been killed on the M5 near Gloucester.

Two cars crashed on the northbound carriageway between junctions 12 and 11A at about 08:10 GMT, Gloucestershire Police said.

The air ambulance attended but the woman, from Gloucester, was declared dead a short time later, the force said. The other driver was taken to hospital with non-serious injuries.

The northbound carriageway which was closed has since reopened.

The southbound road was also shut for a time but has since reopened.

Gloucestershire Police said the woman's next of kin have been informed.

Image source, Tessa Ede
Image caption,
The air ambulance landed on the M5

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