shunt on A38 at Burnham-On-Sea causes long delays
five-vehicle crash on the A38 at Burnham-On-Sea caused traffic
disruption on one of the busiest travel days of the year - Easter
Bank Holiday Monday.
incident occurred on the approach to the Edithmead roundabout
on the A38 just off junction 22 of the M5 for Burnham, as pictured
incident happened just before 11.30am and, with several further
incidents on the M5 through the day, motorists faced long delays
travelling in and out of the Burnham area.
fire appliances from Burnham-On-Sea, together with a rescue tender
from Glastonbury, were mobilised following a call from a member
of public reporting a collision and it was believed that persons
were trapped," said a spokesman.
arrival crews confirmed that although this was a multi-vehicle
collision, all persons were free and clear of the vehicles. Crews
then set to work checking for any casualties, but later confirmed
there were no casualties, and made the vehicles safe."