Emergency services at the scene of multi-vehicle M5 crash

Traffic is building up on the M5 Northbound. Credit: Highways England

The M5 northbound in Bristol is currently closed following a crash involving multiple vehicles.

The collision is on the northbound side between junctions 18 and 17 for Avonmouth and Cribbs Causeway.

All emergency services are now on the scene and Highways England traffic cameras are showing traffic at a standstill.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area and find an alternative route, using the M49 or A4 if possible.