Two fire appliances from Bridgwater and a rescue tender from Taunton proceeded to reports of a road traffic collision between Juntions 25 to 26 at 02:06 this morning (Tuesday 28 April).
It was reported that two vehicles and a large animal were involved.
Fire crews confirmed on arrival that all persons were safe and out of the vehicles on the hard shoulder.
Both vehicles had collided with a large animal believed to be a deer, subsequently deceased.
Crews made both vehicles safe and assisted police and ambulance services at the scene whilst the motorway was closed to other traffic.