Police say a man died after a collision between a car and a pedestrian near junction 13. The motorway has now reopened.Read the full story ›
A van fire on the M5 near Weston-super-Mare caused long delays for drivers this morning.
Dashcam footage recorded by a driver shows the vehicle on the side of the carriageway with smoke pouring from it.
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Highways England says the road has now been reopened.
The family of a woman who died in a collision on the M5 has paid tribute to her.
Joanne Jennings, 45, from Highbridge, died in the crash near junction 25 for Taunton, which happened at about 8.30am on Thursday, 13 September.
Joanne was a loving mother, wife, sister, auntie and nanny.
She was always filled with joy and happiness, laughing and smiling as she went about her day.
She will be sadly missed by family and friends and has a place in many people’s hearts.”
Emergency services were called to the scene between Bridgwater and Taunton during the morning rush hour.Read the full story ›
The Police and Crime Commissioner has praised Devon and Cornwall's road safety team for spotting the driver.Read the full story ›
There is up to four miles of traffic on the M5 Northbound between Junction 25 for A358 (Taunton) and Junction 24 for A38 (Bridgwater South) because one lane has been closed due to an accident.
Travel time is around 50 minutes with the matrix sign set to 50 mph.
There is also heavy traffic on the M5 Southbound after one lane was closed due to emergency repairs between Junction 19 for A369 Martcombe Road (Portishead) and Junction 20 for B3133 (Clevedon).
A crowdfunding campaign is well underway to try and save the landmark that stands next to the M5 in Somerset.Read the full story ›
The M5 southbound has now reopened between junction 28 (Cullompton) and junction 29 (Exeter) following a serious collision earlier today. The section of motorway in Devon was closed after an incident at 6.45am.
Police have now completed their on-scene investigations and all three lanes were reopened just before 4pm.
An earlier incident also closed the M5 southbound between junction 25 (Taunton) and junction 26 (Wellington) and the A30 was reopened in Devon at 2pm following an early-morning incident between the A35 and A303 at Otter Vale.
Emergency services earlier closed the section of motorway between junction 28 (Cullompton) and junction 29 (Exeter).Read the full story ›
Two serious incidents have occurred between J25 and J26 and a separate incident between J28 and J29.Read the full story ›