Highways Agency say traffic is coping well on the southbound approach to Junction 3 of the M5 which was closed after this morning's accident between a lorry and a bus.
Motorists are being advised to follow the diversions in place which are currently adding 20 minutes onto journey times.
West Midlands Police have confirmed the bus carrying 34 passengers had been stationary for around 15 minutes before it was hit from behind by a lorry in thick fog this morning.
A member of the public dialled 999 and the Highways Agency were notified.
Speaking after a press conference this lunchtime, Chief inspector Carl Flynn from West Midlands Police confirms a 35 year old man travelling on the bus lost his life, the lorry driver is critically ill in hospital, along with another male passenger on the bus.
They are being treated at the major trauma unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
Police have confirmed that the lorry involved in the M5 crash with a bus load of workers this morning was travelling from Manchester to Devon.
If you’re worried that you may have a friend/relative involved in the crash call 0800 092 0410.
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There is an advice line to ring if you are worried you may have a relative who was involved in this morning's crash.
Likely that southbound carriageway of M5 junction 3-4 will remain closed for the rest of the day while investigation and repairs take place
Tweets confirm the motorway will remain closed for the rest of the afternoon while repairs take place.
Mandip Singh was a worker that was travelling on the bus that was hit by the lorry on the southbound carriageway of the M5 this morning.
He says the bus was on its way to Evesham and describes the moment of the collision and how he tried to help his injured friend.
Nathan Hudson from the West Midlands Ambulance service explains how fog made the rescue of passengers difficult.