A man has died following a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the M5 near junction 13 for Stroud this morning.
Emergency services were called to the southbound side of the M5 just after 7.30am.
The man (the pedestrian) was declared dead at the scene. No one else was injured.
The road remains closed between junction 12 and junction 14 southbound and between junction 13 and junction 12 northbound while a serious collision investigation takes place.
The southbound side is likely to remain closed for some time.