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Appeal for witnesses following serious collision on the M5


Police are appealing for witnesses of a serious two vehicle collision which happened on the M5 last night (Saturday 8 April).

Police were called to junction 11 northbound (Cheltenham/Gloucester)  at 9.30pm with a report of a two vehicle collision just past the junction. 

The collision involved a green Volkswagen transporter camper van and silver Peugeot 206.

A six-year-old boy was taken to Bristol Children’s Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries where he remains at this time.

The other occupants of the vehicles are believed to have sustained minor injuries.

Road closures were into place at junction 11 northbound and southbound before reopeningat around 7am.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision and has not already spoken to police.

Additionally, anyone with dashcam footage or information they feel may be relevant is also asked to make contact.

Information can be provided to police online by completing the following form and quoting incident 450 of 8 April: www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/  

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