March 27, 2011
escapes from overturned car on M5 motorway near Burnham
family had a lucky escape from this upturned car after it careered
off the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday (March 27th).
police and ambulance services were called to the southbound carriageway
near junction 22 at Burnham-On-Sea just before 4pm after the Ford
Fusion came off the carriageway, flipped over and came to rest
at the bottom of a ditch, as pictured here.
crews from Burnham and Weston were called to the scene, but the
family managed to scramble out of the damaged vehicle on their
own. Their injuries were not understood to be serious.
lanes of the motorway were temporarily closed while emergency
services were on scene, leading to queues of traffic for passing