M5 returns to normal after car fire

PUBLISHED: 17:30 19 October 2011 | UPDATED: 18:29 19 October 2011

The motorway's northbound side was briefly shut after the accident

The motorway's northbound side was briefly shut after the accident

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THE M5 southbound has returned to normal after an earlier car fire.

The car was burning on the hard shoulder of the motorway’s southbound side near to junction 21, causing the outside lane to be closed.

But the car has been made safe by fire crews and traffic is now returning to normal.


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