TWO people have sustained minor injuries after an empty flatbed lorry overturned on the M5 northbound between Tiverton and Wellington at arond 1.30pm today (August 15).

An ambulance spokesman said: "We were called at around 1.31pm, and police and fire also attended.

"There were two people walking wounded', who were treated at the scene.

"We haven't taken anyone into hospital, so it seems they have received minor injuries.

"The lorry collided with the central reservation."

An Avon & Somerset Police spokesman said: "We got the call at 1.28pm today.

"One lane is closed, and arrangements are in place for the lorry, which is on the hard shoulder, to be recovered."