World News – GB – Person dies after being found on M5 motorway


Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101, quoting the newspaper 313 of September 28

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One person died after being found on the M5 following an incident on the motorway in Devon

Emergency services closed the road in both directions following the incident at around 12.25pm ​​today (September 28) between Junctions 27 and 26 on the northbound carriageway /

Closures remain in place, with motorists stuck in traffic saying dozens of police, fire and ambulance cars are still on the scene

In an update provided just before 2 at 50 a.m., Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed that one person has died as a result of the incident which is expected to keep the northbound M5 closed for much of the day

A police spokesperson said: ‘Police were called at 12:25 p.m. today at the M5 in Cullompton over concerns for the welfare of a person on the northbound carriageway

 » One person was found on the road after suffering serious injuries and has since been confirmed dead at the scene

 » The road was initially closed in both directions, but southbound carriageway lanes one and two have since reopened

 » Northbound drivers are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible as the road is expected to remain closed for a considerable amount of time  »

According to the road traffic and surveillance service Inrix, traffic is waiting for five miles between junctions 27 and 26 following the incident

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‘A message on the website reads:’ Congestion to the A361 and A38 via Wellington

Anyone with information should contact the police by calling 101 and quoting newspaper 313 for September 28

M5, Devon, Devon and Cornwall Police, accident, Cullompton

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