TRAFFIC has been building up on the M5 Northbound near Taunton this lunchtime following a crash.

One lane has reportedly been closed following the incident which happened close to Junction 25.

Traffic has been heavy up to the Bridgwater South junction on J24.

Three cars were involved in the crash on Saturday which saw firefighters from Taunton and Wellington called to the scene.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "All persons were free and clear of the vehicles.  Fire crews made the vehicles safe and left the incident in the hands of Police, Ambulance and Highways."