Traffic accident causing delays on M5

The accident is causing delays on the M5 this afternoon. Picture: Highways England

The accident is causing delays on the M5 this afternoon. Picture: Highways England - Credit: Archant

An accident is causing delays on the M5 this afternoon (Friday).

The collision occurred southbound between junctions 19 at Gordano Services and junction 20, Clevedon.

One lane is closed and delays of one hour are to be expected.

Highways England has said normal traffic conditions are expected to return between 3-3.15pm.

The motorway has been busy throughout the day due to bank holiday weekend traffic.

This story will be updated.