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Child airlifted to hospital following major M5 crash

The crash happened at 10.45 on Monday morning. Credit: Burnham-on-sea.com

A child has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a major crash on the M5 near Weston-super-Mare.

The motorway is closed in both directions between junctions 21 and 22 after the accident involving two vehicles at 10.45 a.m. on Monday.

The child was flown to Bristol Children's Hospital and an adult was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Three others were treated by paramedics and medical crews at the scene.

Traffic was stopped on both carriageways so the air ambulance could land Credit: Burnham-on-sea.com

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