Slow traffic on M5 after car fire

PUBLISHED: 12:39 21 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:53 21 August 2018

There are delays of around 45 minutes. Picture: Ben Egryn Nicholas

There are delays of around 45 minutes. Picture: Ben Egryn Nicholas

Ben Egryn Nicholas

A car fire is causing long delays on the M5 this afternoon (Tuesday).

One lane is closed on the southbound carriageway between junction 21 (Weston-super-Mare) and junction 20 (Clevedon).

The fire in the vehicle, which was parked on the hard shoulder, has been extinguished but there are delays of around 45 minutes.

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