M5 closed after reports of cars hitting body on the road

27/09/2011 - Accident on Crownhill Road and the junction of Little Dock Lane - A biker was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.
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(Last Updated On: February 13, 2018)

Update: https://wearesouthdevon.com/police-confirm-man-dead-following-m5-incident/

Part of the M5 is closed after reports that vehicles had collided with a body.

Devon and Cornwall posted on twitter: “Police have close southbound M5 j28/29 following reports of vehicles having collided with a body on the road. Northbound remains open, we ask that road users seek alternative routes for the foreseeable future,”

The M5 is closed between junctions 28 and 29 following the incident earlier this morning. The road is expected to be closed for some time and diversions are in place.

There is a second closure on the M5 around Taunton after a serious collision.

Highways England posted on Twitter:

“The M5 southbound between J25 and J26 is now being fully closed due to a serious collision. Long delays on the approach. Lane 3 also closed northbound. Please allow extra journey time and approach with care, will keep you updated,”

Another serious Collison has closed the A30 between the A303 and A35.

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