Severe delays after lorry overturned causes fuel spillage on M5

Part of M5 closed after lorry overturned spilling gallons of fuel Credit: Gloucestershire Police

An overturned lorry on the M5 in Gloucestershire has caused severe delays. The southbound carriageway has been closed between junctions 8 and 11 near Tewkesbury after the lorry overturned in the early hours, spilling gallons of fuel onto the road.

Gloucestershire Police say the road can't reopen until the spillage has been cleared and the road made safe.