LiveDelays on M5 Southbound

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  • Two lanes closed on M5 southbound between J24, A38 (Bridgwater South) and J25, A358 (Taunton), because of an accident on Friday (May 10) night.


The lanes have reopened and the scene has been cleared.


Delays of 40 minutes are now expected between J23 and J25 due to the earlier accident.


The accident happened at around 8.30pm and emergency services are believed to be at the scene. One witness also reported seeing an air ambulance.

Traffic is slowly moving. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9.30pm


Delays are expected to last for a further 20 to 30 minutes.


A witness has reported seeing the aftermath of the collision which they believed involved a car with trailer and more than one motorbike.


Reports are coming in of an accident near Junction 24 on the M5.


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