airlifted to hospital after M5 crash near Burnham
motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following an accident on
the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday afternoon (April
fire and ambulance crews from Burnham were sent to the northbound
carriageway after the rider lost control of his Suzuki motorbike.
spokeswoman Sian Davies told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A man in
his 40s suffered what are thought to be serious injuries and he
was airlifted from the scene using an air ambulance. No other
vehicles were involved."
incident led to long queues of Bank Holiday weekend traffic building
up on the M5 in both directions.
in the day, at 6.40am, a car overturned on the A38 at Brent Knoll,
partially blocking the southbound side of the busy route near
the junction of Harp Road and Brent Street in Brent Knoll. Police
are appealing for witnesses.