A pedestrian died at around 5am this morning after an accident with a car on the A38 at Brent Knoll.
The A38 northbound near junction 22 of the M5 was closed for investigations - causing delays to reach Bristol Airport.
A spokesperson for Avon & Somerset Police said: "The pedestrian was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
"While formal identification is yet to take place, his/her next of kin have been informed.
"Anyone with any information - especially anyone who saw someone walking in the area in the early hours or anything else which could help the police investigation can get in touch here or by calling 101 quoting reference 5219214529."