injured after car overturns on M5 at Burnham-On-Sea
motorist was taken to hospital after a car crash during heavy
rain on the M5 at Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday (August 10th).
fire and ambulance crews were sent to the northbound carriageway
of the M5 between Burnham and Weston shortly after 7.30am after
a car overturned, as pictured here.
lanes of the carrigeway were shut while the emergency services
were on scene.
appliances from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater were called to the
person was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to Weston
General Hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.
The M5 re-opened at around 9am.
remnants of the former Hurricane Bertha have been passing through
the area, leaving heavy rain and slippery road conditions.