A MAN has died whilst another man was seriously injured after a crash on the M5 Northbound this morning (August 3).

A major incident was declared by police after a crash just before 4:30 am between Junction 8 (M50) and Junction 7 (Worcester) involving four lorries.

A 35-year-old man from Weston-Super-Mare died at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed. 

A 57-year-old man has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with serious injuries and a number of other people were also injured.

Inspector Darren Godsall said: "This was a horrendous collision which led to a man losing his life and a number of other people being injured, as well as causing serious traffic disruption for many others.

"Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died, and all those affected by the incident.

"We would like to thank drivers for their patience during the day but advise that they continue to find alternative routes for their journeys."

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the collision or any of the vehicles involved is asked to visit https://www.westmercia.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/ quoting incident 78 of 3 August.