injured in crash that closed M5 for five hours near Burnham
people were injured in a crash that closed the M5 motorway on
Sunday night (September 29th).
travelling southbound along the M5 from Burnham-On-Sea encountered
long delays following the accident involving a motorcycle.
spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Police were
called shortly after 7pm to a collision on the M5 where a bike
rider and a passenger were injured. They were taken to Musgrove
Park Hospital in Taunton with leg injuries."
southbound carriageway between junctions 23 for Highbridge and
24 at Huntworth was closed for five hours until midnight, causing
long queues back to Burnham.
queues developed in the area, with some motorists suffering delays
of over an hour and a half.