A SINGLE-vehicle crash on the M5 saw traffic temporarily held on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened on the M5 Southbound between J26, A38 Wellington, to J27, A361 Tiverton, just before 2:09pm.

A spokesperson for National Highways said: "We were called to reports of a single-vehicle collision at 1409 on the M5 southbound.

"Traffic was held while the vehicle was moved to the hard shoulder and all traffic was freed at 1438."

Delays were minor, with traffic showing as "free-flowing" just ten minutes later.