M5 resurfacing completed after crash caused huge tailacks
to resurface part of the M5 motorway has been completed following
a lorry crash which caused major delays to motorists in the Burnham-On-Sea
area on Friday (August 4th).
hard shoulder plus two lanes of the northbound carriageway were
shut for much of the day after two lorries collided, leaving a fuel
leak and causing queues of up to four hours for holiday traffic.
England carried out emergency resurfacing of the damaged carriageway,
which was completed on Frday evening.
at the scene of the crash confirmed that no-one had been injured
in Friday's crash, however the incident created tailbacks of over
15 miles at the peak of the summer holiday season, causing huge