05/11/2014

Man Killed Killed By Lorry On M5

Avon and Somerset Police have reported the death of a man on the M5 near Taunton.

It is understood the man, aged in his late 50s, was driving a lorry which had hit the central reservation on the northbound carriageway near Taunton Deane services. The man is said that have gotten out of the cab of his lorry and was hit by another passing lorry.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened at about 02:30 on Wednesday morning. The road was closed for a few hours following the incident, but police say that it is now fully reopened.

(MH/CD)

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