There are now queues of up to six miles on the M5 in Gloucestershire as the motorway remains closed between J13 and J14.
It follows an accident in the early hours of this morning in which the driver of a lorry died.
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Bristol City manager has moved to reassure club supporters and detractors. Lee Johnson remains defiant about the severity of the situation.
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