M5 collision causes lane closures

PUBLISHED: 11:32 01 December 2010 | UPDATED: 11:49 01 December 2010

The lane closures have caused long tailbacks

The lane closures have caused long tailbacks


A COLLISION caused two lanes on the M5 to be closed this morning, causing traffic to build up.

The incident happened at around 9.30am on the southbound side of the motorway, when two cars and a lorry collided between junctions 22 for Burnham and 23.

One lane has reopened since the incident, with the second lane remaining closed at the moment, with the Highways Agency saying drivers should expect delays of around 20 minutes.

Avon and Somerset Police said that the injuries sustained by those involved in the accident are ‘not life threatening’.

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