Published: July 27, 2012
Long delays on M5 after accidents near Burnham-On-Sea

Several accidents on the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea caused lengthy delays for motorists on Friday (July 27th).

Police from Burnham were called to a multi-vehicle accident between junction 22 at Burnham and junction 21 at Weston at lunchtime.

And a further accident saw a vehicle collide near Sedgemoor Services.

"A car went into the central reservation and fortunately no-one was seriously hurt but it caused delays for several hours," police spokesman Wayne Baker told

Queues of traffic built up for several miles between Weston-super-Mare and Bridgwater, delaying holidaymakers.


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