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Heavy traffic on M5 Northbound between J17 A4018 / B4055 (Cribbs Causeway) and J16 A38 (Aztec West). Cameras and sensors show traffic is particularly heavy at J17. It is also still slow between J20 and 22.
There are minor delays on the A38 Bridgwater Road inbound at A358 Toneway in Taunton.
Update: traffic is now flowing normally.
Traffic heavier than normal and delays on M5 Northbound between J24 A38 (Bridgwater South) and J21 A370 / B3440 (Weston-Super-Mare). Travel time is 30 minutes. Bank holiday traffic may be worse due to earlier lane closures between junctions 22 and 21.
Traffic is now flowing freely in both directions on the M5 after the crash late this morning. The debris has been cleared and all lanes are back open.
Very slow traffic due to earlier incident on M5 Northbound between J22 A38 / B3140 (Burnham-On-Sea) and J21 A370 / B3440 (Weston-Super-Mare). All lanes have been re-opened on the northbound carriageway, and one is still closed southbound. Travel time is 20 minutes.
Two lanes are closed on each carriageway of the M5 in Somerset after a major accident involving three vehicles. It affects the stretch between J21 for Weston-super-Mare and J22 for Burnham-on-Sea.
Reports of an accident on M5 Southbound between J21 A370 / B3440 (Weston-Super-Mare) and J22 A38 / B3140 (Burnham-On-Sea), according to the police.
Road surface in poor condition due to oil spillage on A417 before A436 (Air Balloon Roundabout). Due to an earlier accident and breakdown on the hill heading to the roundabout.
Update: the spillage has now been cleaned up