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Lorry crash causes major delays on M5 in Devon

The damaged lorry is now on the hard shoulder of the M5 northbound Credit: ITV News

There are major delays on the M5 in Devon after an accident involving a lorry.

The M5 northbound is closed due to accident investigation work between Junction 29 for Exeter and 28 for Cullompton. It's causing congestion all the way to the services at Junction 30.

It is expected to remain closed into the afternoon.

One lane is also closed southbound between Junction 28 for Cullompton and 29 for Exeter due to repairs to the central reservation following the accident

  • Diversion for northbound traffic

Traffic is to leave the M5 at J29, head in to Exeter and turn right on to Ambassador Drive then the B3181 toward Cullompton and follow the solid circle diversion signs.

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Gold medalist Aaron Moores enjoys warm welcome

Crowds await the arrival of the athletes

Paralympic gold medalist Aaron Moores from Wiltshire was amazed to see the crowds who turned out to welcome him and his fellow athletes home.

The swimmer from Trowbridge took gold in the S14 backstroke at the games in Rio.

ParalympicsGB athletes are arriving at Heathrow to crowds of fans and media. Aaron said the warm welcome came as a surprise:

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