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Appeal for witnesses to motorway collision


Officers are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage of a collision that took place on the M5 on New Year’s Eve (Saturday 31 December).

The collision occurred at around 2pm on the M5 northbound, just past the Michaelwood Services. It involved a white Peugeot 3008 and a black VW Polo. Both vehicles left the carriageway on the nearside and ended up on the embankment.

Emergency services attended and the driver of the VW Polo was taken to hospital having sustained minor injuries. No one else was physically injured.

If you witnessed the incident, the manner of driving prior to the incident, or have relevant dashcam footage and have not yet spoken to police please get in touch.

You can contact police by completing the following form quoting incident number 192 of 31 December: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ 

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