motorists in hospital after crash on M5 near Burnham-On-Sea
people were taken to hospital after a crash on the M5 northbound
near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday (April 13th).
multi-vehicle crash happened between junction 22 for Burnham-On-Sea
and junction 21 for Weston-super-Mare on the M5 at 3pm.
Western Ambulance Service said several ambulance crews were sent
to the scene.
patients were taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary for treatment and
those walking wounded with minor injuries were taken onto Southmead
Hospital to be checked over," said a spokesman. "Their
injuries include shock and neck pain."
queues of traffic built up along the motorway, back to junction
24 at Bridgwater, as three lanes were temporarily closed while emergency
services were at the scene. Traffic returned to normal mid-evening.