M5 Burnham-On-Sea

One lane of the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea was closed on Friday evening (October 16th) after a car pulling a trailer overturned.

The incident occurred just after 5pm, closing a northbound lane between junction 22 for Burnham and junction 21 for Weston.

A Burnham-On-Sea fire engine was called to the scene and a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “The driver was checked over at the scene by the ambulance service – the driver was lucky not to have sustained any serious injury.”

A spokesperson for Highways England said: “The hard shoulder and one lane were closed northbound on the M5. Emergency services and traffic officers were on scene.”


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