Cow closes motorway in both directions

PUBLISHED: 13:22 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 13:51 11 April 2017

The cow on the M5 (Picture: Andy Mac).

The cow on the M5 (Picture: Andy Mac).


A loose cow closed the M5 in both directions between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea for a short period this afternoon (Tuesday).

The cow was roaming around near Sedgemoor Services, and traffic was held up in both directions.

The animal was moved on at around 12.45pm, and the lanes were re-opened.

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