incidents cause day of delays to Burnham-On-Sea motorists
travelling into the Burnham-On-Sea area faced long delays on Friday
(June 13th) following a spate of incidents.
and fire crews were called to the northbound carriageway between
junction 22 at Burnham and 23 for Highbridge at 1.30pm following
a crash involving a lorry and a car.
person suffered facial injuries and was taken to Musgrove Hospital
earlier collision on the M5 at at Burnham saw a further two vehicles
collide art 12.20pm, which left one person "shaken with minor
injruies", according to an ambulance spokeswoman.
Further towards Bristol, a car fire mid-afternoon caused delays
for southbound traffic and a caravan also flipped over on the
tailbacks of traffic built up in both directions during the afternoon
while emergency services dealt with the series of incidents.
Friday's incidents on the M5 motorway (Phil J / Anon)