50 year old Geoffrey Counsell has appeared at Bristol Magistrates' Court this morning charged with seven counts of manslaughter following the M5 crash in Somerset on November 4, 2011.
He was released on unconditional bail.
A preliminary hearing will be held at Bristol Crown Court on December 4.
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A mild evening will be overcast with wet spells. Some rainy patches will be heavy.
It will be mostly cloudy and mild with outbreaks of rain, some heavy. Windy, with gales possible in exposed areas.