junction closed as lorry sheds its load of meat
was the scene that greeted motorists when they tried to access
the sliproad onto the M5 motorway at Burnham-On-Sea this morning
(Friday, July 9th).
and the Highways Agency shut the entry onto the motorway at Edithmead
after a lorry transporting meat products shed its load.
normally busy junction was closed to all traffic, which was diverted
along alternative routes, thereby causing long delays to traffic
area where the lorry shed its load had to be decontaminated due
to the nature of the meat products that were spilt onto the roadway,"
a Highways Agency spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.