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Crash sees M5 lane closure

18:41 25 August 2013

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AN ACCIDENT has closed part of the M5 this evening (Sun).

One lane on the northbound carriageway between Weston (junction 21) and Clevedon (junction 20) is currently shut due to the accident.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s website is not reporting any delays at the moment.

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