A person has died following a collision on the M5 near Quedgeley this morning.
Two cars collided between junction 12 and junction 11A northbound at around 8.10am today (Thursday 2 January).
The air ambulance attended but one person was declared dead a short time later.
Officers are currently making contact with their next of kin so further details cannot be released at this time.
The driver of the other vehicle suffered non-serious injuries but is being checked over at hospital.
The northbound carriageway remains closed between junction 12 and junction 11A while a serious collision investigation takes place.