6th December 2021

Long delays following serious multi-vehicle collision on M5 between Taunton and Bridgwater

There have been long delays following a serious multi-vehicle collision on the M5 Northbound between Junction 25 A358 (Taunton) and Junction 24 A38 (Bridgwater South) this afternoon.

One fire appliance from Wellington, one from Tiverton and one from Taunton were sent to a report of the collision at 15:55.

On arrival crews confirmed that there were six vehicles involved.

Nine people were injured and one person was released by Fire Service personnel using hydraulic rescue equipment and small tools.

The vehicles and scene were made safe.

An air ambulance was at the scene and the motorway was blocked for it to land but all lanes have now reopened.