Fire appliances from Bridgwater and Taunton attended a multiple vehicle road traffic collision on the M5 Southbound between Junctions 24 and 25 at 17:57 this evening (Friday). It was unknown if any persons were inside the vehicles.
On arrival, crews confirmed there were six vehicles involved, but no casualties physically trapped.
Crews made the vehicles safe and assisted the police on scene and also the ambulance service with casualty care.
#M5 Taunton reports of stationary traffic due to all traffic being temporarily held Southbound between J24 Bridgwater and Taunton.
— Travel Somerset (@TravelSomerset) September 22, 2017
There are long delays on the #M5 southbound between J23-J24 due to a collision which briefly blocked the carriageway. All lanes now open.
— Highways England (@HighwaysSWEST) September 22, 2017