‘Severe’ delays on M5 at Weston-super-Mare following accident

PUBLISHED: 08:12 26 June 2017 | UPDATED: 08:12 26 June 2017

There are severe delays on the M5 this morning (Monday).

There are severe delays on the M5 this morning (Monday).


There are delays on the M5 this morning (Monday) after an accident near Weston-super-Mare.

Highways England has confirmed there has been an accident involving a number of vehicles.

There are two lanes closed southbound between junction 21 for Weston and junction 22 for Burnham-on-Sea.

The average speed is around five miles per hour and there are currently delays of around 33 minutes.

However, this is set to rise.

Traffic officers are currently on the scene.

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