M5 accident: Long traffic delays after caravan crash near J24 for Bridgwater

Traffic cameras of the M5 southbound near Bridgwater at 8.45am. Credit: National Highways

There have been long delays delays on the M5 after a crash in Somerset closed the motorway.

Two lanes were closed between junction 24 for Bridgwater and junction 25 for Taunton while recovery work was carried out. All lanes have now reopened.

At its most congested, drivers were facing delays on the roads of around an hour and 6 miles of congestion, according to National Highways South West.

Avon and Somerset Police say they were called to the crash involving a 4x4 and a caravan at around 6.40am on 1 June.

"Police and ambulance attended. One person went to hospital," a spokesperson said.