M5 closed between junction 25 and 26

(Last Updated On: February 9, 2018)

Update: South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has just updated on Facebook: “SERIOUS RTC M5: We are currently at the scene of a serious RTC on the M5 near Wellington. We have attended with 15 resources including ambulances, rapid response vehicles, and two air ambulances. Road is likely to be closed for some time, please avoid the area,”

The M5 is currently closed in both directions between junction 25 (Taunton) and 26 (Wellington) due to a serious accident.

Early reports suggest three vehicles are involved.

Photo: Highways England

Emergency services are still on scene.

The air ambulance is also present.

Police say the motorway could be closed for some time.

Expect delays in and around the area.

Updates as information becomes available.

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