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BMW motorbike rider dies after crash on the M5 motorway

By The Citizen  |  Posted: June 02, 2014

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A motorcycle rider has died after a crash on the M5 southbound.

The rider, a man in his 50s from Yorkshire, was on a yellow BMW bike which collided with a blue Ford Mondeo on the M5 southbound between junctions 10 and 11 at around 6.15pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a woman from Gloucestershire, was not injured in the accident.

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Highways Agency and Gloucestershire Police closed off the M5 southbound between junctions eight and 11 for more than six hours as crash investigators worked at ths scene.

Traffic was directed onto the M50.

Police are appealing for any information on the crash. If you saw the motorcyclist prior to the crash, call the police at 101, quoting incident 422 of June 1.

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