A major route in Gloucestershire remains closed this afternoon, following a fatal collision that happened on Wednesday evening.

From Gloucestershire Constabulary:

Road closures are in place on the A417 following a serious four-vehicle collision last night (Wednesday).

We were called shortly after 10.30pm with a report of a collision between Maisemore and Gloucester.

The collision involved two motorcycles and two cars. One of the motorcyclists, a man, died at the scene.

Closures are in place on the A417 between Maisemore and the A40 Over roundabout while a collision investigation continues.

The closures are expected to remain in place throughout the morning, and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, has dashcam footage, or who has any information which could assist the investigation and has not already spoken to police is asked to come forward.

Information can be provided to us online by completing the following form and quoting incident 523 of 22 June: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ You can also call police on 101.