Published: January 26, 2012
M5 delays at Burnham-On-Sea caused by broken down horse box

Commuters faced long delays coming off the M5 motorway at Burnham-On-Sea this evening (Thursday).

Queues of vehicles stretched for almost two miles along the northbound carriageway after a horse box broke down, blocking one lane of the slip road near the Edithmead roundabout, as pictured here.

"Unfortunately, long queues of traffic built up during the rush hour before the broken down vehicle was finally recovered," a Highways Agency spokesman confirmed to


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