M5 accident caused rush-hour delays in Burnham area
was disrupted on the M5 motorway through the Burnham-On-Sea area
on Friday evening (September 22nd) following a multi-vehicle accident.
services were called to the southbound carriageway between junctions
24 and 25 just before 6pm. Queues of traffic quickly built up back
to Burnham's junction 22.
appliances from Bridgwater and Taunton attended a multiple-vehicle
collision where it was initially unknown if any persons were still
inside the vehicles," a spokesmam told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
arrival, crews confirmed there were six vehicles involved, but no
casualties physically trapped."
made the vehicles safe, assisted the Police on scene and also the
ambulance service with casualty care."
were not understood to be any serious injuries.