VIDEO: Severe delays on M5 after car ignites

PUBLISHED: 14:10 13 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:06 13 May 2019

A car caught light between J22 and J21 of the M5

A car caught light between J22 and J21 of the M5

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There are currently severe delays on the M5, after a car caught fire on the hard shoulder.

Delays of 46 minutes are currently being reported between Sedgemoor Services and the Junction 21 A370 exit to Weston-Super-Mare, with cars crawling along at an average speed of five mile per hour.

Passenger Kate Skibinski captured the above footage of the car ablaze as she passed the incident.

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