Emergency Services were called to the incident on the southbound carriage of the M5 between junction one and the link with the M6, shortly after 2.10PM this afternoon (16/05).

On arrival, crews discovered a man who had been struck by a coach on the carriageway.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service
spokesman said: “Unfortunately, it very quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“There were 31 people on the coach but none of them suffered any injuries.

“They were all assessed for effects of shock and discharged at scene before being transferred on to a separate coach to continue their journey.”