December 17, 2010
in lucky escape after M5 accident near Burnham-On-Sea
people had a lucky escape after an accident on the M5 motorway
near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday evening (December 17th).
In slippery wintry weather, a motorist lost control of his vehicle
and ended up leaving the carriageway and careering into a ditch
at around 8.15pm near Sedgemoor Services.
Police said none of the three occupants - a mother, child and
a male driver - was seriously hurt.
The southbound carriageway was not closed during the incident.
The Highways Agency was called to ensure the safety of those at