M5 traffic latest: Police rush to scene as ENTIRE carriageway shut over ‘major incident’’


The closure is in place southbound between junctions 7 and 8, connecting Worcester and the M50. Queues are building back from the scene after all traffic was briefly held at the scene. The whole road closure has been put in place around the area.

Traffic monitoring service INRIX says: “M5 Southbound closed, slow traffic due to police incident between J7 A44 (Worcester / Evesham) and J8 M50.

“At around 19:40 all traffic was held.

“A full closure has since been implemented.

“Diversion – via the A4440 and the A38 to J1 of the M50, then the M50 eastbound.”

More to follow…


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