Two cars have been involved in an accident on the M4 Eastbound between J20 (Almondsbury Interchange) and J19 (Bristol).
One lane is closed and traffic is slow.
A man who died after his car hit a wild boar on the M4 in Wiltshire has been named as Raymond Green from Wootton Bassett. Mr Green, who was 47, died on Monday evening after his Seat Ibiza hit the animal and then collided with a lorry on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 17 and 16.
The male driver of the Renault lorry received treatment at the scene for minor shoulder injuries. The road was closed for eight hours while police investigators attended the scene.
Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the eastbound stretch of the M4.
The incident took place around 6.40pm yesterday evening between J17 and J16.
A black Seat Ibiza was in collision with a wild boar in lane 2 of the motorway. The Seat Ibiza then collided with a white Renault articulated lorry.
The driver of the Seat Ibiza, a 47 year-old man from Royal Wootton Bassett, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
The driver of the Renault lorry received treatment at the scene for minor shoulder injuries.
The road was closed for eight hours whilst the Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Mark Cargill via 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information may be left anonymously.
A motorist was killed when their car crashed into a wild boar and was then hit by a lorry.
The incident occurred on the M4 in Wiltshire between J17 and J16 yesterday evening.
Police say the driver of the car died at the scene. The driver of the lorry didn't need any hospital treatment.
The M4 eastbound is closed due to a serious crash involving a lorry and a car between J17 (Chippenham) and J16 (Swindon West).
It happened at about 18:45.
Drivers should follow the hollow square symbol for the diversion.
The M4 is currently closed in both directions after an multi-vehicle accident which struck the central reservation. Both eastbound and westbound carriageways are closed between J16 Swindon West and J17 Chippenham.
A lorry driver has following an incident on the M4 this morning when a hay lorry travelliung on the westbound carriageway ended up in a ditch.
The incident happened around 7pm between junction 17 (Chippenham) and junction 18 (Bath), approximately 1-2 miles west of Leigh Delamere Services.
The driver of the white Volvo articulated lorry, a 62 year old man from St Breward in Cornwall, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lane one and two of the motorway were closed for a period of time to allow for scene examination work to be completed No other vehicles were involved.
The region's first so-called smart motorway scheme has been officially opened this lunchtime allowing people to use the hard shoulder at peak times.
The roads minister, Robert Goodwill, unveiled the system on the M4 and M5 at the Almondsbury interchange. It uses various technologies to ease traffic flow. with overhead signs informing motorists when they can drive in the extra lane and what speed to travel.
Paul Unwin from the Highways Agency explains how the system works.
M4 Westbound exit slip road partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident at J19 M32 (Bristol).
One lane is closed and there is heavy traffic on the M4 westbound due to spillage, recovery work and accident investigation work between J14 A338 (Hungerford) and J15 A346 Marlborough Road / 419 Marlborough Road (Swindon East).