M5 | Somerset | Southbound | Earlier Collision | Severe Delays

There are currently delays of over an hour and a half on the M5 southbound in Somerset due to an earlier collision involving 2 vehicles between J19 (near Bristol) and J20 (near Clevedon) which blocked the carriageway.

The scene is now clear and all lanes have re-opened. however traffic is taking some time to clear.

Please allow extra time for your journey if you're heading in the area this afternoon as there is over 9 miles of congestion on approach to the scene.

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysSWEST regional twitter feed. 

For urgent real time assistance, our 24/7 contact centre team is able to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

Last updated on: 12/08/2019 15:04