February 8, 2011
escape after car flips over on M5 near Burnham-On-Sea
faced delays on the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea on Tuesday
afternoon (February 8th) after a car overturned.
fire crews and police were called to the northbound carriageway
between junction 22 at Burnham and junction 21 at Weston at 3.45pm.
spokesman Simon Whitby told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A VW Golf
being driven northbound left the carriageway, went down an embankment
and through a fence, ending up on its roof."
added: "The four occupants inside managed to get out of the
car with only minor injuries."
restrictions were put in place running northbound and a lane closure
was also temporarily introduced while the emergency services were
at the scene.