Traffic at a standstill in Weston due to M5 accident

PUBLISHED: 10:36 22 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:08 22 August 2016


Two lanes have been closed and Weston has come to a standstill following an accident at J21 on the M5.

The M5 northbound is experiencing very slow traffic after an accident involving a possible four cars left both lanes of the slip road to Weston-super-Mare closed.
The police were called at 9.42am this morning after reports of an accident involving possibly four vehicles between J20 and J21.

The cars have now been moved over to the hard shoulder and debris cleared. Both lanes are now reopened.

The lane closure has left residual traffic on the M5 northbound and the A370 Somerset Avenue to A371 Airport Roundabout, Weston’s main road towards the M5.

There are no reported injuries.

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