M5 re-opened

All lanes have been re-opened on the M5 Southbound between J22 A38 / B3140 (Burnham-on-sea) and J23 A39 (Bridgwater North).

Traffic is still very slow both Northbound and Southbound at that stretch of the M5 following this morning's serious accident.

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Fatal crash closes M5

A man has died in one of two accidents on the M5. They both occurred between Junctions 22 and 23 in Somerset and caused the closure of that stretch of road.