M5 motorway closed between Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon after overnight collision

A section of the M5 has been closed following an overnight collision.

Emergency services advised motorists to avoid a section of the M5 near Bristol after it was closed following an overnight collision.

The road was closed northbound between junction 21 (Weston-super-Mare) and 20 (Clevedon).

It was shut for several hours while emergency services dealt with the incident, which happened just after 12am on 31 January.

The B3133 Kenn Road was also closed in both directions while road users were advised to find alternative routes.

The road reopened around 7.30am.Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to call 101, quoting reference number 5 of 31 January.