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Emergency services at scene of M5 accident

All emergency services have been deployed to the M5 in the Somerset after an accident between Junction 22 for Burnham-on-Sea and 23 for Bridgwater North.

Two lanes have been closed. Motorists are being advised to expect delays.

Two vehicles have been involved in the collision.


Woman charged following M5 closure

A woman has been charged with causing a public nuisance after the M5 was closed for more than two hours over safety fears.

The road was closed southbound between Junction 27 and Junction 26 - with traffic tailing back for more than 20 miles.

ailbacks at junction 27 for Tiverton Credit:

Officers later said the woman was "safe and well" and re-opened the road.

But they later said they had charged 25-year-old Abigail Wyatt with causing a public nuisance in relation to the incident.

The woman, from Wellington, has been bailed to appear at Taunton Deane Magistrates Court on September 12.


Anyone missing their best friend? Toy dog found on the M5

A mission is underway to reunite a toy lost on the motorway with its owner.

Highways England say they found the immaculate puppy on the hard shoulder between Bristol and Clevedon.

Fingers crossed for a happy reunion.


M5 Southbound closed after fatal accident

The M5 Southbound is currently closed due to accident investigation work between J8 and J9 (Tewkesbury).

It's after a serious accident that happened at around 01:30 this morning involving a lorry and two cars.

A diversion is in place with drivers being brought off at J8 and directed to the M50 Westbound and the A417 Southbound towards Gloucester.

Serious police incident on A30 near Exeter

Check before you travel - police say to expect long delays. Credit: ITV News

The A30 is closed in both directions between the A377 (Alphington Junction) and Exminster due to a serious police incident. Emergency services are on the scene.

The M5 Southbound exit slip road is also closed at J31 A30 as police deal with the situation.

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