delays after three-vehicle collision on M5 near Burnham-On-Sea
faced long delays on Sunday (May 19th) in the Burnham-On-Sea area
following a three-vehicle crash that shut the northbound carriageway
of the M5 motorway.
Land Rover towing a mobile food trailer overturned after a collision
with the silver car pictured here.
fire crews from Burnham and other nearby stations were called
to the scene amid concern for the occupants of the vehicles -
but there were fortunately no serious injuries.
persons except the driver of the car were out on arrival and the
ambulance crew assessed her condition," a fire spokesman
accident, which happened at 9.39am in between junction 22 at Burnham
and junction 21 for Weston, led to long delays throughout the
day as recovery of the vehicles got underway. Traffic
at one point was delayed back to Bridgwater.
The crash scene photographed by a passenger in a passing car