Drivers are being advised to allow extra time for journeys as work continues to reopen the M5 near Tiverton.
The Southbound carriageway is still closed after a lorry overturned this morning. It collided with a bridge and central reservation barrier.
Diesel also spilled onto the road.
There was significant damage to the carriageway, repair and resurfacing work is ongoing and we hope to reopen all three lanes by early this evening. Delays are currently down to 16 minutes and in the meantime we advise drivers to allow extra time for their journeys
The M5 southbound is closed at J27 A361 (Tiverton) because a lorry has overturned. Lane three is also closed on the northbound carriageway.
The 23-year-old driver was injured and he was taken to hospital, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
Traffic is diverting up the exit slip road and back down the entry slip road.
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Diesel was flowing from the lorry, the fuel spill makes the clear up operation more difficult.
Police say the road is "likely to remain closed until 18:00 tonight" but that highways engineers were "working hard to reduce this".
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Crews from Tiverton, Cullompton and Witheridge were originally mobilised - they called for assistance from another three trucks.
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A woman has been charged with causing a public nuisance after the M5 was closed for more than two hours over safety fears.
The road was closed southbound between Junction 27 and Junction 26 - with traffic tailing back for more than 20 miles.
Officers later said the woman was "safe and well" and re-opened the road.
But they later said they had charged 25-year-old Abigail Wyatt with causing a public nuisance in relation to the incident.
The woman, from Wellington, has been bailed to appear at Taunton Deane Magistrates Court on September 12.