A SOMERSET man has died in a collision on the M5 today (Wednesday, August 3).

Police say the deceased is a 35-year-old man from Weston-super-Mare.

His next of kin have been informed.

The collision happened on the motorway in Worcestershire between junction 8 (M50) and junction 7 (Worcester) just before 4.30am.

A 57-year-old man was also seriously injured and has been taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham.

A number of other people were also injured.

The road has been closed for most of the day after West Mercia Police declared a major incident.