February 9, 2009
M5 motorway fully re-opened
at Burnham-On-Sea after accident
Highways Agency was carrying out repairs to barriers on the M5
motorway near Burnham on Monday night (February 9th) after one
lane had been closed earlier in the evening by an accident.
vehicle ploughed into a side barrier on the northbound carriageway
just one mile from junction 22, close to a bridge over the River
Brue, as pictured here.
were called to the scene at 8pm during poor driving conditions
caused by heavy rainfall. There were not believed to have been
any serious injuries.