LIVE: Lorry overturns on M5, earlier lorry fire on A417 closes lane, latest Gloucestershire traffic

Welcome to the live traffic and weather blog for Thursday, August 15, 2019. We’ll bring you the latest information from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Tewkesbury, the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds areas. And we will keep a close eye on the M5 the M4 and M50 throughout our region.

This morning, a HGV closed the A417 between Cirencester and the Air Balloon roundabout, although the road has since reopened. One lane remains closed northbound. More in the blog below.

While a serious collision has seen a stretch of the A38 near Berkeley closed after a woman was injured and taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol. More here You can also see the latest travel and traffic stories as they are published by visiting our traffic and travel channel .

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Top Gloucestershire news stories today

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