A PEDESTRIAN who died in a collision on the M5 in South Gloucestershire has been formally identified.

Bartosz Marcin Bednarek, 27, of no fixed address, died when he was struck by an HGV on the northbound carriageway, between J15-14, at around 4.40am on Thursday, September 14.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A specialist family liaison officer is supporting his next of kin and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time."