19th September 2021

Traffic easing following collision on M5 Southbound between Junctions 26 and 27

Two fire appliances from Wellington and a rescue tender from Taunton were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles on the M5 Southbound between Junctions 26 Chelston and 27 Somford Peverell at 16:20 this afternoon (Wednesday).

Upon arrival crews confirmed all persons were free and clear of the vehicle prior to arrival of the Fire Service and crews got to work to make the vehicle safe.

Police and Highways was already in attendance.

Lane three (of three) was reported to have been blocked however all lanes have now re-opened and traffic is said to be easing.